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Definition of Derivation

Derivation n. means: The operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.

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Derivation n. means: The operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.

Meaning of Derivation

Derivation (n.) means: The operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.

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Derivation (n.): The operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.

Derivation (n.): The act of tracing origin or descent, as in grammar or genealogy; as, the derivation of a word from an Aryan root.

Derivably (adv.): By derivation.

Derival (n.): Derivation.

Derivational (a.): Relating to derivation.

Derivation (n.): That from which a thing is derived.

Derivation (n.): That which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.

Radically (adv.): Without derivation; primitively; essentially.

Traduction (n.): Derivation by descent; propagation.

Etymologist (n.): One who investigates the derivation of words.

Etymological (a.): Pertaining to etymology, or the derivation of words.

Conjugate (a.): Agreeing in derivation and radical signification; -- said of words.

Derivation (n.): A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.

Eponymy (n.): The derivation of the name of a race, tribe, etc., from that of a fabulous hero, progenitor, etc.

Variation (n.): Change of termination of words, as in declension, conjugation, derivation, etc.

Derivative (n.): An agent which is adapted to produce a derivation (in the medical sense).

Descent (n.): Derivation, as from an ancestor; procedure by generation; lineage; birth; extraction.

Paronymous (a.): Having the same derivation; allied radically; conjugate; -- said of certain words, as man, mankind, manhood, etc.

Derivation (n.): The state or method of being derived; the relation of origin when established or asserted.

Derivation (n.): A drawing of humors or fluids from one part of the body to another, to relieve or lessen a morbid process.

Derive (v. t.): To trace the origin, descent, or derivation of; to recognize transmission of; as, he derives this word from the Anglo-Saxon.

Derivation (n.): The act of receiving anything from a source; the act of procuring an effect from a cause, means, or condition, as profits from capital, conclusions or opinions from evidence.

Revulsion (n.): The act of turning or diverting any disease from one part of the body to another. It resembles derivation, but is usually applied to a more active form of counter irritation.

Extraction (n.): Derivation from a stock or family; lineage; descent; birth; the stock from which one has descended.

Conjugate (n.): A word agreeing in derivation with another word, and therefore generally resembling it in signification.

Paternity (n.): Derivation or descent from a father; male parentage; as, the paternity of a child.

Originally (adv.): In the original time, or in an original manner; primarily; from the beginning or origin; not by derivation, or imitation.

Radical (a.): Relating, or belonging, to the root, or ultimate source of derivation; as, a radical verbal form.

Metadiscoidal (a.): Discoidal by derivation; -- applied especially to the placenta of man and apes, because it is supposed to have been derived from a diffused placenta.

Derivative (a.): Obtained by derivation; derived; not radical, original, or fundamental; originating, deduced, or formed from something else; secondary; as, a derivative conveyance; a derivative word.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Derivation

Meaning of toodle-pip

toodle-pip means: interj goodbye; cheerio. Rather old-fashioned. Also toodle-oo. This may be derived from English soldiers attempting to pronounce “a tout à l’heure” (“see you later”) in French during the First World War. Or perhaps toodle-pip is some sort of derivation of that involving the French word “pipe,” which is slang for a blow-job. Whilst this fact is true, the derivation idea is something I’ve just made up off the top of my head right now.

Meaning of poofter

poofter means: n a simple derivation of “poof,” with exactly the same meaning.

Meaning of up the duff

up the duff means: Pregnant. A derivation of "in the club" but of unknown origin.

Meaning of get one's end away

get one's end away means: Vrb phrs. Have sexual intercourse. Male expression of obvious derivation.

Meaning of legless

legless means: Adj. Very drunk. Obvious derivation from the consequences of excessive alcohol.

Meaning of pogged

pogged means: n Northern English stuffed; full of food. Derivation is anybody’s guess.

Meaning of What's Your 20?

What's Your 20? means: Derivation of the CB radio term "10-20"--meaning one's present location. In common usage, the phrase "What's your 20?" is someone asking where you are or live.

Meaning of bampot

bampot means: n clumsy idiot. As with a lot of the Brits’ less-than-complimentary words, it isn’t really offensive — it’s used more in goading fun than anything else. Has a derivation similar to that of “barmy.”

Meaning of barmpot

barmpot means: n clumsy idiot. As with a lot of the Brits’ less-than-complimentary words, it isn’t really offensive — it’s used more in goading fun than anything else. Has a derivation similar to that of “barmy.”

Meaning of Three Sheets to the Wind

Three Sheets to the Wind means: A phrase with a nautical derivation, meaning a man under the influence of drink or unsteadiness through drink.

Meaning of scrote

scrote means: n scum. Someone generally about as low in one’s esteem as a person could be. It may be an abbreviation of “scrotum” which, now I think about it, could perhaps be the derivation of “scum.” I have a small pain in my sc’um, m’lord.

Meaning of Boon

Boon means: Probably a derivation of "Baboon" or the black "Boon Bug" beetle.

Meaning of guff

guff means: 1 v fart. Presumably some sort of derivation of “chuff” or vice versa. Not to be confused with “gaff.” 2 n verbiage: I asked him what happened, but he just gave me a load of guff.

Meaning of Wavy Navy

Wavy Navy means: A slang term for reservists during WW2. Its derivation is from the rank insignia of officers in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve (RCNVR) that were "wavy" rather than being straight.

Meaning of Jap/jap

Jap/jap means: "jap" means something unfair, deceitful, tricky or a ripoff, e.g. "That was a 'jap' (trick) question, "I was japped on that deal." Popular in the '70s when the Japanese were making inroads into the US auto industry and there were some bad feelings about that. Derivation from the earlier term "gypped" which came from the old habit of Gypsies stealing.

Meaning of commodore

commodore means: fifteen pounds (£15). The origin is almost certainly London, and the clever and amusing derivation reflects the wit of Londoners: Cockney rhyming slang for five pounds is a 'lady', (from Lady Godiva

Meaning of toffo

toffo means: Another term for sexual intercourse. Convoluted if obvious derivation using rhyming slang from a 1960s and earlier, UK Toffee confection called 'Toff-o-Lux'. This was rather like a Rolo, i,e, in 'tube' form, but made of hard Toffee and no Chocolate coating.

Meaning of hoss

hoss means: Substitute for someones name, e.g. "Hey whats going on hoss??" Used as "Like whats up man", or "Hey chief?" Say to someone cool or someone you like, It's a non offensive word - much less so than "Whats up dick?" Probably originated as a "cowboy" term, like "buddy" or "pal", a derivation of horse. Remember "Hoss Cartwright" from the western show Bonanza in the 50s? It was a well-used nick name by then, like Bubba.

Meaning of generalise/generalize

generalise/generalize means: a shilling (1/-), from the mid 1800s, thought to be backslang. Also meant to lend a shilling, apparently used by the middle classes, presumably to avoid embarrassment. Given that backslang is based on phonetic word sound not spelling, the conversion of shilling to generalize is just about understandable, if somewhat tenuous, and in the absence of other explanation is the only known possible derivation of this odd slang.

Meaning of yobbo

yobbo means: n hooligan; rabble-rouser. Usually seen in the context of upper-middle-class people referring to the working-classes: Well, yes, Mildred - my Jeremy used to be such a sensible boy but now he’s got mixed up with this awful crowd of yobbos! The derivation of the word is apparently modified back-slang - the moniker “boyo” became “yobbo.” Amusingly, in New York City slang, “yobbos” are breasts. Not in the U.K.

Meaning of Derivation

Derivation means: The operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.

Meaning of Derivation

Derivation means: The act of tracing origin or descent, as in grammar or genealogy; as, the derivation of a word from an Aryan root.

Meaning of Derivably

Derivably means: By derivation.

Meaning of Derival

Derival means: Derivation.

Meaning of Derivational

Derivational means: Relating to derivation.

Meaning of Derivation

Derivation means: That from which a thing is derived.

Meaning of Derivation

Derivation means: That which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.

Meaning of Radically

Radically means: Without derivation; primitively; essentially.

Meaning of Traduction

Traduction means: Derivation by descent; propagation.

Meaning of Etymologist

Etymologist means: One who investigates the derivation of words.

Meaning of Etymological

Etymological means: Pertaining to etymology, or the derivation of words.

Meaning of Conjugate

Conjugate means: Agreeing in derivation and radical signification; -- said of words.

Meaning of Derivation

Derivation means: A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.

Meaning of Eponymy

Eponymy means: The derivation of the name of a race, tribe, etc., from that of a fabulous hero, progenitor, etc.

Meaning of Variation

Variation means: Change of termination of words, as in declension, conjugation, derivation, etc.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Assignment

Assignment means: A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.

Meaning of Besotted

Besotted means: Made sottish, senseless, or infatuated; characterized by drunken stupidity, or by infatuation; stupefied.

Meaning of Chord

Chord means: A cord. See Cord, n., 4.

Meaning of Reengage

Reengage means: To engage a second time or again.

Meaning of Retire

Retire means: The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; also, a place to which one retires.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of BOBBY

BOBBY means: Bobby is British slang for a policeman.Bobby (shortened from Bobby Moore) is British slang for twenty pounds sterling (score).

Meaning of vinegar strokes

vinegar strokes means: n masturbation: It was terribly embarrassing really. We walked in, switched the light on and started singing “happy birthday”, only to discover that Billy was in the middle of the vinegar strokes.

Meaning of bicycle rider

bicycle rider means: One that likes having sex with bisexuals.

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