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DERIVATIVE. Coming from another; taken from something preceding, secondary; as derivative title, which is that acquired from another person. There is considerable difference between an original and a derivative title. When the acquisition is original, the right thus acquired to the thing becomes property, which must be unqualified and unlimited, and since no one but the occupant has any right to the thing, he must have the whole right of disposing of it. But with regard to derivative acquisition, it may be otherwise, for the person from whom the thing is acquired may not have an unlimited right to it, or he may convey or transfer it with certain reservations of right. Derivative title must always be by contract.
     2. Derivative conveyances are, those which presuppose some other precedent conveyance, and serve only to enlarge, confirm, alter, restrain, restore, or transfer the interest granted by such original conveyance, 3 Bl. Com. 321.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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[T.sub.g] and [T.sub.peak] of COC phase based on damping factor and the first derivative of storage modulus data.
In the following we will briefly review combinatorics of the first derivative and recall a simple combinatorial interpretation of Taylor's formula.
In the sequel, let us calculate the first derivative of [v.sub.i](r) with respect to polar radius
The first derivative would be dy/dx = 2ax + b and the second derivative would be [d.sup.2]y/d[x.sup.2] = 2a.
In this paper, we have shown that first derivative interpolation using Sinc numerical methods can be used to efficiently solve nonlinear boundary value problems.
The application of a multivariate analytical tool, such as PCA, to the combined first derivative FT-NIR and Raman spectra allows the concomitant extraction of important information.
After cooling, the volumes were completed to 10 mL with distilled water and the first derivative spectra were recorded.
In (1), m usually is set to 1 because the first derivatives of functions are considered in the variational boundary-value problem.
Using relations (3.24), (3.25) and notation introduced previously in (3.19), we can deduce the expressions of the first derivative of [x.sup.(a).sub.N] (k) with respect to [xi]:
In this work we aim to find new Hermite-Hadamard inequalities for the functions whose first derivative in absolute value are pre-invex functions, related to the difference between (Eqs.) and (Eqs.).
He assisted in managing the first forward trading operations in the region and contributed to structuring the first derivative fund in the GCC.
The present methods require per iteration, two function and two first derivative evaluations.