Origin of derivative
Examples from the Web for derivatives
Contemporary Examples of derivatives
“Junk,” we learn, refers to opium and its derivatives: morphine, heroin, pantopon, Dilaudid, codeine.American Dreams, 1953: ‘Junky’ by William S. Burroughs
June 27, 2013
The opaque and complex market of derivatives was the single most important destabilizer leading up to 2008.
At every turn, he insisted on truly crazy ideas—like transparency about the derivatives traded, or trading on public exchanges.
That then forms the basis of multiple lending contracts, from derivatives to mortgage rates.Don’t Just Blame Banks for Barclays Interest-Rates Mess
July 12, 2012
It reaffirms that derivatives are inherently risky, and even the best-run banks—and JPMorgan is one of them—cannot avoid the risk.Barney Frank on JPMorgan’s Contradictions, Mitt Romney’s Mistakes
May 26, 2012
Historical Examples of derivatives
The loss would be a small one if we were to lose this word and its derivatives.The Verbalist
Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
Adjectives and other derivatives from these words are not capitalized.
The English derivatives from these scientific words are not capitalized.
Huchon we get Hutchin and its derivatives, and also Houchin.The Romance of Names
And remember: no chemist alive can synthesize opium or its derivatives.Revenge
- Also called: differential coefficient, first derivativethe change of a function, f(x), with respect to an infinitesimally small change in the independent variable, x; the limit of [f(a + Δ x)–f(a)] / Δ x, at x = a, as the increment, Δ x, tends to 0. Symbols: df(x)/d x, f′(x), Df(x)the derivative of x n is nx n–1
- the rate of change of one quantity with respect to anothervelocity is the derivative of distance with respect to time
early 15c. (adj.); mid-15c. (n.), from Middle French dérivatif (15c.), from Late Latin derivat-, past participle stem of Latin derivare (see derive). Mathematical sense is from 1670s.