Example sentences for: derivation

How can you use “derivation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When asked for the derivation of a word of which the etymology had not been worked out, he adopted a rationing system: he did the best he could with the resources available in his study in the space of half an hour.

  • Whatever its derivation, duende as artistic inspiration found its apostle and guru in Andalusian-born Federico García Lorca, lyric poet and dramatist who was murdered in 1936, at age 38, in the early days of the Spanish Civil War.

  • But he adds, very justly, that a derivation from Ital. Dio , God, resting upon the modern English pronunciation of dear , finds no support in the history of the word.

  • See Appendix B for derivation.

  • This confirms the result originally reported by Almeida and Vinga [ 4 ] . We see from this derivation that the exact length of the similar segment, given by k , is determined by the exponent of the common factor of 1/2 factored from the non-similar segment.


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