# 'derivative' 的定义

1. 可数名词

A derivative is something which has been developed or obtained from something else.

...a poppy-seed derivative similar to heroin.

The makers are already planning two cheaper derivatives of the bike.

2. 形容词

If you say that something is derivative, you are criticizing it because it is not new or original but has been developed from something else.

[disapproval] ...their dull, derivative debut album.

A lot of what you see in stand-up comedy today is very derivative.

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形容词

1.

derived

2.

using or taken from other sources; not original

3.

of derivation

名词

4.

something derived

5. Chemistry

a substance derived from, or of such composition and properties that it may be considered as derived from, another substance by chemical
change, esp. by the substitution of one or more elements or radicals

6. Finance

a contract, as an option or futures contract, whose value depends on the value of the securities, commodities, etc. that form the basis of the contract

7. Linguistics

a word formed from another or others by derivation

8. Ancient Mathematics

the limiting value of a rate of change of a function with respect to a variable;
the instantaneous rate of change, or slope, of a function (Ex.: the derivative of y with respect to x, often written dy/dx, is 3 when y = 3x)

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副词

名词

5.

a word derived from another word

6. chemistry

a compound that is formed from, or can be regarded as formed from, a structurally
related compound

chloroform is a derivative of methane

7. mathematics

a. Also called: differential coefficient, first derivative

the change of a function, f(x), with respect to an infinitesimally small change in the independent variable, x; the limit of [f(a + Δx)–f(a)]/Δx, at x = a, as the increment, Δx, tends to 0. Symbols: df(x)/dx, f′(x), Df(x)

the derivative of xn is nxn–1

8. finance

a. (usually plural)

b.

(as modifier)

a derivatives trader

9. psychoanalysis

an activity that represents the expression of hidden impulses and desires by channelling them into socially acceptable forms

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## derivative in Finance

(dɪrɪvətɪv)词形(regular plural) derivatives

名词

(Finance: Investment)

A derivative is an investment that depends on the value of something else.

Interest rate derivatives are used in structured finance transactions to control interest rate risk with respect
to changes in the level of interest rates.

Typically, derivatives are significantly more volatile than the underlying securities on which they are
based.

A derivative is an investment that depends on the value of something else.

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## derivative 的同义词

unoriginal, copied, second-hand, rehashed

## derivative 的趋势

较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， derivative 是1万个最常用词之一。

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## derivative 的翻译

英式英语: derivative NOUN

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*derivative*is something which has been developed or obtained from something else....a poppy-seed derivative.

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