deriving

[ UK /dɪɹˈa‍ɪvɪŋ/ ]
[ US /dɝˈaɪvɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
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How To Use deriving In A Sentence

  • Islam has a detailed legal process called ijtihad for deriving new Islamic rulings. Khilafah.com - Building a global movement for Khilafah
  • Thus, as we each make meaning out of language, we do far more than compute an interpretation deriving from the interaction of syntax and word meaning.
  • That is why I think this is such an artificial foundation for deriving a rule nowadays from a case that had no conception of the Internet.
  • Restrictions deriving from religious beliefs that were intentionally mentioned in an interview could be indicative of a not insignificant religious atmosphere in the home that is pervasive and potentially painful to a child who is not used toit. The Volokh Conspiracy » A Religious, Cultural, and Personal Right To Eat Bacon — Even When Your Foster Parents Don’t Allow It in Their Home
  • By growing a human stem cell colony from a single cell, researchers are one step closer to deriving a homogenous population of cells of a particular type.
  • Smallpox was (the WHO declared it eradicated in 1977) a very ancient scourge related to, and possibly deriving from, one of the various animal poxes.
  • After Pena was partially paralysed by a stroke seven years ago, horses helped her to recover as she experimented with hippotherapy, deriving from the Greek word "hippos," meaning horse. Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • The term "renewable energy" is applied, for example, to energy deriving from solar radiation.
  • One of Bucket's favorite Taglian lieutenants, stuck with the name Lhopal Pete to distinguish him from a sergeant everybody called Khusavir Pete (both "Petes" deriving from the center syllable of an eleventeen-syllable Gunni godname), came to tell his leader he would need to bring up a lot more water if the men were going to take care of all the cleanup I wanted them to do while I explored beyond the Shadowgate. She Is The Darkness
  • At first Berkeley poured scorn on those who adhere to the concept of infinitesimal. maintaining that the use of infinitesimals in deriving mathematical results is illusory, and is in fact eliminable. Continuity and Infinitesimals
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