# derivative meaning

EN[dɪˈɹɪvətɪv]US

WDerivative

- The derivative of a function of a real variable measures the sensitivity to change of a quantity (a function value or dependent variable) which is determined by another quantity (the independent variable).
- The derivative of a function of a single variable at a chosen input value is the slope of the tangent line to the graph of the function at that point. This means that it describes the best linear approximation of the function near that input value.
- Derivatives may be generalized to functions of several real variables.

FR dérivative

- NounPLderivativesPREdé-SUF-ative
- Something derived.
- (linguistics) A word that derives from another one.
- (finance) A financial instrument whose value depends on the valuation of an underlying asset; such as a warrant, an option etc.
- (chemistry) A chemical derived from another.
- (calculus) The derived function of a function.
- The
**derivative**of is

- The
- (calculus) The value of this function for a given value of its independent variable.
- The
**derivative**of at x = 3 is .

- The

- Something derived.
- AdjectiveCOMmore derivativeSUPmost derivative
- Obtained by derivation; not radical, original, or fundamental.
- a
**derivative**conveyance; a**derivative**word

- a
- Imitative of the work of someone else.
- (law, copyright law) Referring to a work, such as a translation or adaptation, based on another work that may be subject to copyright restrictions.
- (finance) Having a value that depends on an underlying asset of variable value.
- Lacking originality.

- Obtained by derivation; not radical, original, or fundamental.
- More Examples
- Used in the Middle of Sentence
- Dronedarone (Multaq), a new class III antiarrhythmic agent, is a noniodinated amiodarone
**derivative**associated with fewer adverse effects and reduced toxicity. - Exposure to iodine can also cause apoptosis in human thyroid cells and thyroid carcinoma cell lines through generation of iodolactones (iodinated
**derivatives**of fatty acids) [ 51 , 52 ]. - The two maysin
**derivatives**apimaysin and 3”-methoxymaysin were not present in any of the plant lines.

- Dronedarone (Multaq), a new class III antiarrhythmic agent, is a noniodinated amiodarone
- Used in the Ending of Sentence
- Various immunologic and nonimmunologic mechanisms have been implicated in hypersensitivity reactions induced by castor oil
**derivatives**.

- Various immunologic and nonimmunologic mechanisms have been implicated in hypersensitivity reactions induced by castor oil

- Used in the Middle of Sentence

## Definition of __derivative__ in English Dictionary

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