verb (used without object), o·rig·i·nat·ed, o·rig·i·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), o·rig·i·nat·ed, o·rig·i·nat·ing.
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The majority of the microplastics found were polyester fibers, likely originating from climbers’ equipment and clothes.Plastics are showing up in the world’s most remote places, including Mount Everest|Carolyn Wilke|November 20, 2020|Science News
As is often the case with pivotal scientific discoveries, CRISPR originated as a result of curiosity-driven research, a fascination with nature’s wonders and an obsessive desire to comprehend them.With CRISPR, humans can create their own evolutionary future|Adrian Woolfson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Back in 2005, the FDA reported that only 15 percent of imported drugs marketed as Canadian actually originated in Canada.
Yunhan Zhang, who opened the shop in February, said the attack was at least the second time he or his shop has been targeted since the outbreak of the pandemic, which originated in Wuhan, China.Police investigating attack on Chinese tea shop owner as hate crime|Peter Hermann|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Other factors to consider include, where the data originates, how it’s stored and how it’s being used by the brand.Concrete steps marketers should take now to get ready for CA’s CPRA in 2023|Greg Sterling|November 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
The woman—a gem—studied the charges and told me she was going to look at the origination of their purchases.Woman Finds Mysterious Charges on Her iTunes Bill: A Modern Whodunit!|Nancy Neufeld Callaway|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mortgage rates are low and mortgage origination is happening at a brisk clip.JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, and Homeowners Profit With Help From the Fed|Matthew Zeitlin|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The north has almost never been a centre of origination of new ideas and movements.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
Abiogenesis, ab-i-o-jen′es-is, n. the origination of living by not-living matter, spontaneous generation.
The following year saw the origination of the national debt, the exchequer having been drained by the heavy military expenditure.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Remarkable is the rapidity with which an interest in the question of specific origination has spread.
As to plants, M. C. Naudin has given the following instances of the sudden origination of apparently permanent forms.