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1 definition by Deriffirmitive

Note: This definition of derivative is alternate to the mathematical type of derivative.

Along the lines of an integral but much more common. To take a derivative, take something that does something and do what it does back to that same thing. For clarity see examples.
A: I just took a derivative by cutting a knife.
B: Well I just took a derivative by taking a picture of a camera.
C(Math Major): What the hell are you two talking about?
by Deriffirmitive May 16, 2009