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de·ter·mi·nant

 (dĭ-tûr′mə-nənt)
adj.
Determinative.
n.
1. An influencing or determining element or factor: "Education is the second most important determinant of recreational participation" (John P. Robinson).
2. Mathematics The value computed from a square matrix of numbers by a rule of combining products of the matrix entries and that characterizes the solvablitity of simultaneous linear equations. Its absolute value can be interpreted as an area or volume.
3. Immunology An epitope.

determinant

(dɪˈtɜːmɪnənt)
adj
serving to determine or affect
n
1. a factor, circumstance, etc, that influences or determines
2. (Mathematics) maths a square array of elements that represents the sum of certain products of these elements, used to solve simultaneous equations, in vector studies, etc. Compare matrix9

de•ter•mi•nant

(dɪˈtɜr mə nənt)

n.
1. a determining factor.
2. an algebraic expression of the sum of products of matrix elements used in the solution of systems of linear equations.
4. gene.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.determinant - a determining or causal element or factordeterminant - a determining or causal element or factor; "education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life"
cognitive factor - something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result
decisive factor, clincher - a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively
influence - a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do; "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
2.determinant - the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
site, situation - physical position in relation to the surroundings; "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"
antigen - any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
3.determinant - a square matrix used to solve simultaneous equations
square matrix - a matrix with the same number of rows and columns
Adj.1.determinant - having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"
decisive - determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence"

determinant

noun factor, point, cause, influence, thing, item, element, circumstance, consideration, component the types of determinant that are likely to influence trade
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determinant

[dɪˈtɜːmɪnənt]
A. ADJdeterminante
B. Ndeterminante m

determinant

[dɪˈtɜːrmɪnənt] n (= factor) → déterminant m

determinant

adjdeterminierend attr, → entscheidend
nausschlaggebender Faktor; (Math, Biol etc) → Determinante f

determinant

[dɪˈtɜːmɪnənt] adj & ndeterminante (m)

de·ter·mi·nant

n. determinante, elemento que predomina o causa una determinación.
References in classic literature ?
Long ago De Quincey noted it as a strongly determinant fact in Wordsworth's literary career, pointing, at the same time, to his remarkable good luck also, on the material side of life.
A primary focus will be the risk factors and the determinants of health, with a secondary focus on diseases and other health conditions.
Gopal Sreenivasan's thoughtful "Health Care and Equality of Opportunity" pushes us to reexamine the relationship between opportunity, health, and health care by drawing attention to the importance of the social determinants of health and their contribution to health inequalities.
Taken together with the observation that the degree of antigenic change (drift, shift) is a major determinant of epidemic severity, little evidence exists for a substantial protective role of subtype cross-reactive memory Tc cells in human influenza virus infection; the contribution of Tc cells per se in the control of the infection is not questioned, only whether memory Tc cells provide a further improvement.
Solving for the determinant of the last matrix multiplied to (-1)[[n - 1]/2] gives the desired result.
In an interview in Geneva, the WHO Director for Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health Maria Neira said "we all know that air pollution is having a very negative impact on our health, representing in total more than 7 million deaths every year, but if we refer to outdoor air, it will be pollution 3.
DOHA A TWO-DAY workshop on 'Social Determinants of Health' began at the headquarters of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) on Monday.
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Research by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (2009) showed that one in four business-class passengers cite FFPs as their main decision-making determinant when they select an airline.
This led to an academic exploration of how different health paradigms--biomedical, public health, biopsychosocial, social determinants of health, political economy, and holism--shape theory and practice in health.
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