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the derivation of this word is uncertain—el origen de esta palabra es incierto
When I first came to the community I asked people for the derivation of the word.
The derivation of the word ‘quail’ has been charmingly explored by the author who points out that it is an imitative name, cognate with ‘quack’.
The derivation of the Chinese word Tai-wan is unknown, though its literal meaning is ‘terraced bay.’
I honestly can't give you the derivation of the word, you'd probably need to check someone with training in linguistics.
I like language and often times, words and their derivation interest me.
These differences relate to the historical derivation of the words in question: whether they were acquired directly from Latin or through French.
Of course, the common derivation of the word Sheffield - ‘the sheep field’ - is wrong and, frankly, slightly naive.
But the similarity of the name to the Incan word makes the actual derivation ambiguous.
Often, he explains the linguistic derivation of a word or idiom.
We forget the derivation of the word journalism: someone who keeps a journal.
He was also learning the meaning of words, their derivation and more while broadening his general knowledge in leaps and bounds.
On this account, the word based theories posit that lexical relations in Semitic languages are linked to derivations involving lexemes and morphemes.
The derivation from the Greek word koros, which means insect, is supposed to describe the insect-like aroma of the leaves, although some experts argue that it is because those small brown seeds look like beetles.
The words are of Latin derivation meaning left and right.
Whatever its derivation it has lost any regional associations.
Many of them would later find their way to Louisiana where they became known as Cajuns, a derivation of the word Acadian.
Is there a book out there that indicates the derivation of words?
The derivation of the word manufacture reflects its original meaning, ‘to make by hand.’
The precise derivation of the word has always been as contentious as it is obscure but it is tempting to see some shared lexical kinship with our New Year festivities.
The word spaniel is probably a derivation of the Latin word for Spain, Hispania, reflecting the dog's Spanish heritage.
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Mathematics
(deduction) deducción feminine
(deriving) derivación feminine
Mathematical derivations and other difficult or detailed materials are often consigned to appendices.
Sometimes when going through a long algebraic derivation, I will ask each student in turn: ‘Clara, what is the next step in solving for [lambda]?’
But here is an elementary (no calculus) derivation that pulls together several useful but mostly disregarded in the pre-college mathematics ideas.
The derivation of the formulas used to construct the graphs is described in MATERIALS AND METHODS.
After Arbogast died in 1803, Français inherited his mathematical papers and continued to work on the calculus of derivations.
Here is a mathematical derivation of the two values.
His derivation of the estimates is a tour de force and the applications in algebraic geometry are beautiful.
The results generated through Stochastic L-Systems are different for every derivation process.
Future work includes full-scale simulation studies and real data analyses, which can verify the mathematical derivations involved in the theory and test the efficiency of the proposed methods.
The work is a survey of Kerala mathematics and, very unusually for an Indian mathematical text, it contains proofs of the theorems and gives derivations of the rules it contains.
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(obtaining)
obtención feminine
the derivation of diesel from crude oil—la obtención del diesel a partir del crudo
The origin or derivation of rights is a difficult area, but Manderson says that they are claimed and granted within the context of a community on the basis of what is deemed reasonable.
In addition, the similarity of the provenance record of samples from glacial and non-glacial units within the Appin and Argyll groups suggests derivation of these two broad depositional regimes from similar source regions.
To begin with, there is the matter of its provenance, which concerns the origin or derivation of an artifact.
Einstein's original derivation of mass-energy equivalence is the best known in this group.
Although not a definitive indicator, the lack of abrasion is consistent with derivation from nearby sources.
The combined isotopic data suggest derivation of the sediments from at least three distinct crustal source regions.
This area has been problematized by a long historical debate over secularism and the complicated derivation of civil laws from various codification systems.
Two facies of regionally metamorphosed rocks that may be of either original sedimentary or igneous derivation are characterized by epidote.
Furthermore, they suggested that such neuroendocrine carcinomas might be of endodermal rather than neuroectodermal derivation.
The ancestral metazoan gene structure gives the most parsimonious derivation of its descendant genes.
The mineralogy of loess commonly differs considerably from that of the underlying bedrock, further demonstrating its derivation from a distant source.
But notice that this just pushes the assumption back, and eventually one will reach the beginning of the original derivation.
Considering its derivation from pop fiction and movies, Greene's writing is better than it needed to be.
This suggests derivation from a similar source and/or a similar depositional age.
The derivation of snakes from mosasauroids implies a marine origin of snakes.
A mutual interaction, rather than a one-way derivation, could offer a more fruitful and more critical path.
The trace element and isotopic characteristics of these dykes imply derivation from an asthenospheric mantle source, which is likely to occur only as a result of regional lithospheric extension.
These approaches have one important aspect in common: they all effectively reduce the dimensionality of the search-space by assumption, rather than by derivation.
There is, to my mind, a distinction between the source from which the dividend is paid and the derivation of that source.
The high silica content suggests derivation from a high pressure metamorphic source.