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Noun
The action of obtaining something from a source or origin
“Einstein's original derivation of mass-energy equivalence is the best known in this group.”
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Something that naturally develops or is developed from something else
“The noun is a derivation of a much earlier verb.”
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The formation of a word from another word or from a root in the same or another language
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“The derivation of its name is obscure.”
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Descendants from a common ancestor
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A substance or form of radiation given off by something
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The act or an instance of extracting
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A supposition made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation
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The inference of particular instances by reference to a general law or principle
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A system of ordering society based on perceived social or economic status
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