"derivatives" in the noun sense
1. derived function, derivative, differential coefficient, differential, first derivative
the result of mathematical differentiation the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another df(x)/dx
a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound
3. derivative instrument, derivative
a financial instrument whose value is based on another security
linguistics) a word that is derived from another word
"`electricity' is a derivative of `electric'"
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