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Matrix vs. Determinant

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Matrixnoun

The womb.

Determinantnoun

A determining factor; an element that determines the nature of something.

Matrixnoun

(biology) The material or tissue in which more specialized structures are embedded.

Determinantnoun

(linear algebra) A scalar that encodes certain characteristics of a given transformation matrix; the unique scalar function over square matrices which is distributive over matrix multiplication, multilinear in the rows and columns, and takes the value 1 for the unit matrix; abbreviated as: det.

Matrixnoun

(biology) An extracellular matrix, the material or tissue between the cells of animals or plants.

Determinantnoun

(biology) A substance that causes a cell to adopt a particular fate.

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Matrixnoun

(biology) Part of the mitochondrion.

Determinantnoun

(genetics) Something that causes a nuclease to cut at a specified point

Matrixnoun

(biology) The medium in which bacteria are cultured.

Determinantadjective

Serving to determine or limit; determinative.

Matrixnoun

(mathematics) A rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms having various uses such as transforming coordinates in geometry, solving systems of linear equations in linear algebra and representing graphs in graph theory.

Determinantadjective

Serving to determine or limit; determinative.

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Matrixnoun

(computing) A two-dimensional array.

Determinantnoun

That which serves to determine; that which causes determination.

Matrixnoun

(electronics) A grid-like arrangement of electronic components, especially one intended for information coding, decoding or storage.

Determinantnoun

The sum of a series of products of several numbers, these products being formed according to certain specified laws

Matrixnoun

A table of data.

Determinantnoun

A mark or attribute, attached to the subject or predicate, narrowing the extent of both, but rendering them more definite and precise.

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Matrixnoun

(geology) A geological matrix.

Determinantnoun

a determining or causal element or factor;

‘education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life’;

Matrixnoun

(archaeology and paleontology) The sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at a site.

Determinantnoun

a square matrix used to solve simultaneous equations

Matrixnoun

(analytical chemistry) The environment from which a given sample is taken.

Determinantadjective

having the power or quality of deciding;

‘the crucial experiment’; ‘cast the deciding vote’; ‘the determinative (or determinant) battle’;

Matrixnoun

In hot metal typesetting, a mold for casting a letter.

Matrixnoun

In printmaking, the plate or block used, with ink, to hold the image that makes up the print.

Matrixnoun

The cavity or mold in which anything is formed.

Matrixnoun

(dyeing) The five simple colours (black, white, blue, red, and yellow) from which all the others are formed.

Matrixnoun

(material science) A binding agent of composite materials, e.g. resin in fibreglass.

Matrixnoun

The womb.

‘All that openeth the matrix is mine.’;

Matrixnoun

That which gives form or origin to anything

Matrixnoun

The lifeless portion of tissue, either animal or vegetable, situated between the cells; the intercellular substance.

Matrixnoun

A rectangular arrangement of symbols in rows and columns. The symbols may express quantities or operations.

Matrixnoun

a rectangular array of elements (or entries) set out by rows and columns

Matrixnoun

an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)

Matrixnoun

the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

Matrixnoun

the formative tissue at the base of a nail

Matrixnoun

mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface

Matrixnoun

the cultural, social, or political environment in which something develops

‘Oxbridge was the matrix of the ideology’;

Matrixnoun

a mass of fine-grained rock in which gems, crystals, or fossils are embedded

‘nodules of secondary limestone set in a matrix of porous dolomite’; ‘such fossils will often be partly concealed by matrix’;

Matrixnoun

the substance between cells or in which structures are embedded

‘the lipid matrix of olfactory cells’;

Matrixnoun

fine material used to bind together the coarser particles of a composite substance

‘the matrix of gravel paths is hoed regularly’;

Matrixnoun

a mould in which something, such as a record or printing type, is cast or shaped

‘her two duets with Isobel Baillie were never issued and the matrices were destroyed’;

Matrixnoun

a rectangular array of quantities or expressions in rows and columns that is treated as a single entity and manipulated according to particular rules

‘this formula applies for all square matrices’;

Matrixnoun

an organizational structure in which two or more lines of command, responsibility, or communication may run through the same individual

‘matrix structures are said to foster greater flexibility’;

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