Definitions for "derivative"
A financial instrument whose characteristics and value depend upon the characteristics...
A financial structure such as a future or and option which derives from another financial asset. Thus for example equity derivatives derive from underlying equities.
A financial instrument or product that derives its value from the price of another more basic instrument or product
A derived function; a function obtained from a given function by a certain algebraic process.
A measure of the rate of change, or slope of a function.
This control action will cause the output signal to change according to the rate at which input signal variations occur during a certain time interval.
substance obtained from something else.
Something that gets (derives) its value from something else. For example, the price of the Barclays spread bet market is derived from the price of Barclays shares in the cash market. A spread bet is therefore a derivative contract
a contract between two parties that requires one party to do something IF a certain triggering condition is met
A substance so related to another substance by modification or partial substitution as to be regarded as derived from it; thus, the amido compounds are derivatives of ammonia, and the hydrocarbons are derivatives of methane, benzene, etc.
A derivative of a compound resembles the original compound, except that some modifications in atomic structure are evident. Usually, derivatization of a molecule involves altering part of it slightly or adding a new part to the original compound.
A compound derived or obtained from known or hypothetical substances and containing essential elements of the parent substance.
Obtained by derivation; derived; not radical, original, or fundamental; originating, deduced, or formed from something else; secondary; as, a derivative conveyance; a derivative word.
That which is derived; anything obtained or deduced from another.
A word formed from another word, by a prefix or suffix, an internal modification, or some other change; a word which takes its origin from a root.
a word that is derived from the headword. Derivatives of sleepless, for example, are sleeplessly and sleeplessness. They are shown at the end of the entry for sleepless, without a definition. Sometimes the derivative can be identical to the headword, but a different part of speech (for example the adjective apricot at the noun apricot). This is a zero derivative. Derivatives shown without definitions are run-on derivatives.
A word that is made from or derived from a simpler and more basic word; for example " to be wet" is a derivative of " water" plus "having or characterized by."
a variation on a word (e.g., imitation is a derivative of imitate)
Keywords:  feb, est
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An agent which is adapted to produce a derivation (in the medical sense).
an antisense agent, anti-gene agent, decoy agent, or chimeraplast agent
An encoded message, which usually takes the form of a dream or narrative-a daydream, novel, play, movie, news, story, fantasy, etc.
Keywords:  norris, see
See Norris Derivative
Keywords:  reagent, detection
a detection reagent
Hence, unoriginal (said of art or other intellectual products.
a product that has been distilled directly from you book
a product that h
resulting from or employing derivation; "a derivative process"; "a highly derivative prose style"
A lawsuit brought by a shareholder on behalf of a corporation to protect the corporation from wrongs committed against it.
in relation to the original Licensed Material - means any of the following, Developed from the Licensed Material: - an Edited Version - Enhancements - Supplementary Work - a Compilation
Keywords:  diluted, diamonds, earnings, per, share
Diamonds diluted earnings per share
a contractual relationship between two or more parties where payments are derived from some agreed-upon benchmark
An organ, system, or body structure that comes from development of the germ layers.
Keywords:  pure, simple, bet
a bet, pure and simple
Keywords:  slope, function, measures
a function which measures the slope
Keywords:  five, door, model, four, style
Body style of a given model ie five-door, four-door, estate etc.
Keywords:  taken, sources, original
Using or taken from other sources; not original.