# determinant

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## de·ter·mi·nant

(dĭ-tûr′mə-nənt)
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)
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:
 Noun 1 determinant - 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 resultdecisive factor, clincher - a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusivelyinfluence - 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 itselfimmunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune systemsite, 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 equationssquare 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 the types of determinant that are likely to influence trade
Translations
determinant
determinantti
determinánsmeghatározó
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determinant
determinant

[dɪˈtɜːmɪnənt]
B. N

## determinant

[dɪˈtɜːrmɪnənt] n (= factor) →

## determinant

adjdeterminierend attr, → entscheidend
n; (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 periodicals archive ?
A reproducible immunopotency assay to measure mesenchymal stromal cell-mediated T-cell suppression," Cytotherapy, vol.
Based on preliminary in vitro and in vivo animal data, the Company believes that the new lyophilized formulation should result in a vaccine which is thermostable and shows improved long-term stability, cold-chain-free storage stability, and enhanced immunopotency compared to existing liquid anthrax vaccines.
The lower immunopotency of rhTSH by RIA compared with two-site noncompetitive systems has been described previously (7) and may be attributable to differential recognition by the antibody of labeled and unlabeled ligand from different sources.

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