# Law+of+derivation

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**ultimate cause**— index derivation, determinant, gist (ground for a suit) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …122

**electromagnetic radiation**— Physics. radiation consisting of electromagnetic waves, including radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, x rays, and gamma rays. [1950 55] * * * Energy propagated through free space or through a material medium in the form of… …123

**Nomothetic**— literally means proposition of the law (Greek derivation) and is used in philosophy (see also Nomothetic and idiographic), psychology, and law with differing meanings. In psychology, nomothetic measures are contrasted to ipsative or idiothetic… …124

**function**— n. 1. Performance, execution, discharge, exercise. 2. Office, duty, business, employment, occupation, part, province. 3. (Math.) Dependent, derivative, value derived. 4. (Math.) Law of derivation, form of function, form …125

**Noether's theorem**— This article discusses Emmy Noether s first theorem, which derives conserved quantities from symmetries. For her related theorem on infinite dimensional Lie algebras and differential equations, see Noether s second theorem. For her unrelated… …126

**Newton's theorem of revolving orbits**— Figure 1: An attractive force F(r) causes the blue planet to move on the cyan circle. The green planet moves three times faster and thus requires a stronger centripetal force, which is supplied by adding an attractive inverse cube force. The …127

**Theorem**— The Pythagorean theorem has at least 370 known proofs[1] In mathematics, a theorem is a statement that has been proven on the basis of previously established statements, such as other theorems, and previously accepted statements …128

**General relativity**— For a generally accessible and less technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to general relativity. General relativity Introduction Mathematical formulation Resources …