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  • n. Plural form of derivation.

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Examples

  • A list of synonmous forms can be returned and also how you move between them like how steps in derivations are shown. thanks

    Wolfram Blog : Future Directions of Wolfram|Alpha

  • If you can construct a logical explanation based on derivations from a self-evident assumption or two you have a self-consistent morality system.

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  • Mezzofanti, a very Tower of Babel in dialects and languages, said of the Provencal, that it was the only patois of the Middle Ages, with its numerous derivations from the Greek, the Arabic, and the Latin, which has survived the various revolutions of language.

    Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist

  • But not only the “Graeculi”; e.g. Parkhurst’s good old derivations from the Heb.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I find word derivations really interesting - can we say keep "tunnelling" away in place of "digging" away?

    Czech English Words No 1 - Tunnelling

  • Socrates 'humour in the Cratylus is at least partly directed at his own uncharacteristic boldness in declaiming long strings of word derivations, contrary to his familiar disavowal of expert knowledge about anything.

    Plato's Cratylus

  • About then, too, influenced by having heard Bimbi often explain word derivations, I quietly started another correspondence course-in Latin.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • All keyword derivations, concatenations, and common misspellings are identified during this stage of the process.

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  • One perspective is to provide information regarding name derivations, giving brief explanations about the origins of family names.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol V No 3

  • Sir Lionel thought the "derivations" of such names an absorbing subject!

    Set in Silver

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