der·​i·​vate | \ ˈder-ə-ˌvāt How to pronounce derivate (audio) , ˈde-rə-\

Definition of derivate

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by-product, derivation, derivative, offshoot, outgrowth, spin-off


origin, root, source

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Examples of derivate in a Sentence

a cuisine that is regarded by some as a derivate of creole cookery

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One idea could be using a swing arm flipping the hatch towards the capsule ceiling or a derivate of the idea by Jordan Larson made for the previous capsule (last years hatch assignment on this blog) Kristian Von Bengtson, WIRED, "Dear Wired Reader, Are You a Space Capsule Hatch Designer?," 4 Oct. 2012

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First Known Use of derivate

1660, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of derivate was in 1660

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to make a temporary encampment

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