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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.
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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.
The second review by McCann and Folta (2008) examines 'agglomeration', a determinant that seems to have received considerable attention in the domain of economic geography.
Therefore, size has been viewed as a determinant of company's capital structure.
Factor analysis of external determinants originally included nine variables (determinants); the internal determinant analysis included 11 variables.
Conclusion: The study results revealed that the most important determinant for estimating the share of GDP allocated to health expenditure was GDP per capita.
In order to identify the main determinant factors of eco-innovation, a systematic review of the literature was undertaken.
Collecting social determinant data in the electronic health record (EHR) at the point of care is another challenge being addressed in several projects.
ODI (1997) is of opinion that the availability of rich natural resources is the main determinant of FDI.
Interventions that zero in on the social determinants of health include retrofitting diesel buses with clean fuel technology to reduce emissions as well as supporting the earned income tax credit, which has been credited with keeping many families from falling into poverty--a social determinant that often goes hand-in-hand with poor health.
The Determinant Factor in the award of this solicitation shall be the total sum of Items #1-2, shown below.
Arguably the most important determinant of country-default risk, according to the literature, is the ratio of total government debt to GDP.
As part of the partnership's approach to patient care, Wellcentive will develop the ability to integrate privacy-sensitive aspects of social determinants of health into patient data, sharable throughout care teams as part of data aggregation and translation.