# derivative

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**derivative interest**— index privity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …52

**derivative acquisition**— Derivative acquisitions are those which are procured from others. Goods and chattels may change owners by act of law in the cases of forfeiture, succession, marriage, judgment, insolvency, and intestacy; or by act of the parties, as by gift or… …53

**derivative acquisition**— Derivative acquisitions are those which are procured from others. Goods and chattels may change owners by act of law in the cases of forfeiture, succession, marriage, judgment, insolvency, and intestacy; or by act of the parties, as by gift or… …54

**Derivative work**— L.H.O.O.Q. (1919). Derivative work by Marcel Duchamp based on the Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) by Leonardo da Vinci. Also known as The Mona Lisa With a Moustache. Often used by law professors to illustrate legal concept of derivative work. In United… …55

**Derivative (finance)**— Financial markets Public market Exchange Securities Bond market Fixed income Corporate bond Government bond Municipal bond …56

**Derivative suit**— A shareholder derivative suit is a lawsuit brought by a shareholder on behalf of a corporation against a third party. Often, the third party is an insider of the corporation, such as an executive officer or director. Shareholder derivative suits… …57

**Derivative chromosome**— A derivative chromosome (der) is a structurally rearranged chromosome generated either by a rearrangement involving two or more chromosomes or by multiple aberrations within a single chromosome (e.g. an inversion and a deletion of the same… …58

**Derivative of a constant**— In calculus, the derivative of a constant function is zero (A constant function is one that does not depend on the independent variable, such as f(x) = 7). The rule can be justified in various ways. The derivative is the slope of the tangent to… …59

**Derivative (chemistry)**— In chemistry, a derivative is a compound that is derived from a similar compound by some chemical or physical process. In the past it was also used to mean a compound that can be imagined to arise from another compound, if one atom is replaced… …60

**Derivative (examples)**— Example 1Consider f ( x ) = 5:: f (x)=lim {h ightarrow 0} frac{f(x+h) f(x)}{h} = lim {h ightarrow 0} frac{f(x+h) 5}{h} = lim {h ightarrow 0} frac{(5 5)}{h} = lim {h ightarrow 0} frac{0}{h} = lim {h ightarrow 0} 0 = 0The derivative of a constant… …