HyperDic: matrix

English > 6 senses of the word matrix:
NOUNgroupmatrix(mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns
substancematrix(geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded
objectmatrixan enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)
bodymatrix, intercellular substance, ground substancethe body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
bodymatrixthe formative tissue at the base of a nail
artifactmatrixmold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface
matrix > pronunciation
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English > matrix: 6 senses > noun 1, group
Meaning(mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowercorrelation matrixA matrix giving the correlations between all pairs of data sets
dot matrixA rectangular matrix of dots from which written characters can be formed
real matrixA matrix whose elements are all real numbers
square matrixA matrix with the same number of rows and columns
transposeA matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix
BroaderarrayAn orderly arrangement
Spanishmatriz
Catalanmatriu
English > matrix: 6 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaning(geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded.
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Broaderrock, stonematerial consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
English > matrix: 6 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningAn enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb).
Broaderenclosure, natural enclosureA naturally enclosed space
Spanishmatriz
Catalanmatriu
English > matrix: 6 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningThe body substance in which tissue cells are embedded.
Synonymsintercellular substance, ground substance
Part ofbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
cartilage, gristletough / tough elastic tissue
connective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
Broaderbody substanceThe substance of the body
Spanishmatriz
Catalanmatriu
English > matrix: 6 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningThe formative tissue at the base of a nail.
Part ofnailhorny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
English > matrix: 6 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningmold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface.
Broadermold, mould, castcontainer into which liquid / liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

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