What is derived?

  • (adj): Formed or developed from something else; not original.
    Example: "The belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived"- John Dewey
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on derived:

Erika Mustermann - Slovak
... as placeholder names for things – these can be either colloquial, derived from names of farm animals (konina, kravina, volovina, somarina etc.), or obscene, derived from obscene names for ... It is often used interchangeably with bazmek (derived from Hungarian "bazd meg" meaning "go fuck yourself") which can also be used to refer to entire devices or machines ...
Bulgarian Placename Etymology - Latin Placenames
... of Latin Almus), Archar (a Slavicized version of Latin Raciaria), Drastar (nowadays Silistra), derived from Durostorum, Nikopol and Nikyup, derived from Nicopolis, Dzherman, derived from ... The old Bulgarian name for Sofia, Sredets, was also derived from Sardica (Serdica) ...
Minotaur (rocket Family)
... The Minotaur is a family of American solid fuel rockets derived from converted Minuteman and Peacekeeper intercontinental ballistic missiles ... The Minotaur I and II are derived from the Minuteman missile, while the Minotaur III, IV and V are derived from the Peacekeeper ...
Amazonsaurus
... Although more derived diplodocoids were some of the longest animals ever to exist, Amazonsaurus was probably not more than 12 meters (40 ft) long ... The generic name is derived from the Brazilian Legal Amazon region and the Greek word sauros ("lizard") ... At least one published cladistic analysis shows Amazonsaurus to be more derived than rebbachisaurids, but basal to dicraeosaurids and diplodocids within Diplodocoidea (Salg ...
Potteries Dialect - Examples
... Example words and phrases "Nesh" meaning soft, tender, or to easily get cold is derived from the early English, “nesc, nescenes.” "Slat" meaning to throw, is from the old English “slath ... "Sheed" meaning to spill liquids, most likely derived from the word "shed" in the sense of getting rid of something ... "Are you all right dear?" Duck being derived from the Saxon word "ducas" as a term of respect, which by another route is where the word "Duke" arises from in English ...

More definitions of "derived":

  • (adj): Determined by mathematical computation.
    Example: "A derived value"
    Synonyms: calculated

Famous quotes containing the word derived:

    In the case of our main stock of well-worn predicates, I submit that the judgment of projectibility has derived from the habitual projection, rather than the habitual projection from the judgment of projectibility. The reason why only the right predicates happen so luckily to have become well entrenched is just that the well entrenched predicates have thereby become the right ones.
    Nelson Goodman (b. 1906)

    There is, it seems to us,
    At best, only a limited value
    In the knowledge derived from experience....
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    If all political power be derived only from Adam, and be to descend only to his successive heirs, by the ordinance of God and divine institution, this is a right antecedent and paramount to all government; and therefore the positive laws of men cannot determine that, which is itself the foundation of all law and government, and is to receive its rule only from the law of God and nature.
    John Locke (1632–1704)