noun, plural ma·tri·ces [mey-tri-seez, ma-], /ˈmeɪ trɪˌsiz, ˈmæ-/, ma·trix·es.
- the intercellular substance of a tissue.
- ground substance.
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The matrix of batteries and drivetrains also affects performance.Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is an important leap into the future|Dan Carney|February 12, 2021|Popular Science
Neither de Blasio’s proposals nor the matrix would limit the NYPD’s current discretion over discipline.New York City Council Proposes Sweeping NYPD Reforms|by Eric Umansky and Joaquin Sapien|February 1, 2021|ProPublica
A much-touted guideline for penalties, known as a discipline matrix, was implemented just days ago by the NYPD.
Quanta also explored the power of representation theory, which shows the links connecting complicated objects called groups with the much simpler concept of matrices.
Many matrices have a measurement called a determinant, which is a single value calculated using the numbers in the matrix.A Mathematician’s Unanticipated Journey Through the Physical World|Kevin Hartnett|December 16, 2020|Quanta Magazine
So we sneaked The Matrix and the movie they gave us after was 10 Things I Hate About You.Joseph Gordon-Levitt on ‘Sin City’ and Why He Considers Himself a Male Feminist|Marlow Stern|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was the groundbreaking action/science-fiction franchise-maker, The Matrix.
OnTheFly (free) – This search engine app is based on the ITA Matrix software, which is own buy Google.
This is an ultimatum seeking a target in the disorienting matrix of asymmetric warfare.The History and Logic of Military Ultimatums, From Suez to Crimea|Jacob Siegel|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is this not astonishing enough for Kaku that he has to resort to Star Trek references and discussions of the Matrix?
The matrix or die is placed in a power press and the records pressed from the material used in making the sound records.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
A tombstone under the west window shows the matrix of what was once a magnificent brass.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle|C. King Eley
Then to finish all, Margaret wore in the lace at her throat, a great brooch of turquoise matrix, which matched her eyes.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Every environment leaves the stamp of its matrix on the individual shaped in it.Sense from Thought Divide|Mark Irvin Clifton
This formed the matrix into which the molten metal was poured to make the stereotype plate, or die, for printing.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for matrix
noun plural matrices (ˈmeɪtrɪˌsiːz, ˈmæ-) or matrixes
- the rock material in which fossils, pebbles, etc, are embedded
- the material in which a mineral is embedded; gangue
- a metal mould for casting type
- a papier-mâché or plastic mould impressed from the forme and used for stereotypingSometimes shortened to: mat
- the shaped cathode used in electroforming
- the metal constituting the major part of an alloy
- the soft metal in a plain bearing in which the hard particles of surface metal are embedded