Example sentences for: derivative

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

  • The most "shamefully derivative hour in recent network history," says Roy Richmond in Variety . "Unintentionally laughable," says the New York Times ' Caryn James.

  • Because of the potential for additive toxicity, travellers taking mefloquine should avoid concurrent use of any other quinoline derivative (eg, amodiaquine, chloroquine, primaquine, quinidine, quinine, tafenoquine), whether for additional prophylaxis or for treatment.

  • Strain 144M, a serum-sensitive mucoid isolate from a CF patient, contains short O-side chain LPS, while its serum-resistant derivative, 144M(SR), which is also mucoid, has long O-side chain LPS [ 33 ] . Strain FRD-1 is a mucoid CF isolate [ 34 ] and FRD-2 is its spontaneous nonmucoid derivative [ 35 ] . P. aeruginosa ATCC strains 10145 and 9027 are nonmucoid strains with long O-side chain LPSs [N L Schiller, unpublished results].

  • perhaps a tad derivative of golub, but still an artist of far more restraint and maturity than one might expect of someone her age.

  • He sticks to the conventions of the genre and produces derivative, competent music.


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