It was a symbol of the sun, and, derivatively, of fecundity.
The course of a ray of light is only derivatively connected with perception.
It is an attribute of judgments and derivatively of propositions.
From the same source proceeded all the Hellenes, derivatively so called, and the Myrmidons.
derivatively, by his Spirit, imprinted perfectly in the Holy Scriptures.
Again, he quotes with approval St. Augustin's assertion that the kinds were created only derivatively, "potentialiter tantum."
It is only derivatively in time by reason of its having the relation to events which I term ‘situation.’
Things are said to be named 'derivatively', which derive their name from some other name, but differ from it in termination.
derivative de·riv·a·tive (dĭ-rĭv'ə-tĭv)
Something obtained or produced by modification of something else.
A chemical compound that may be produced from another compound of similar structure in one or more steps.
In calculus, the slope of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point on the curve. Since a curve represents a function, its derivative can also be thought of as the rate of change of the corresponding function at the given point. Derivatives are computed using differentiation.