Date: | 1300-1400 |

Language: | Latin |

Origin: | 'womb', from mater 'mother' |

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ma‧trix plural matrices or matrixes [countable] technical

1HM an arrangement of numbers, letters, or signs in rows and columns that you consider to be one amount, and that you use in solving mathematical problems :

a matrix table

2SS a situation from which a person or society can grow and develop :

the cultural matrix

3 a living part in which something is formed or develops, such as the substance from which your fingernails grow

4TI a mould (=hollow container) into which melted metal, plastic, etc is poured to form a shape

5HEG the rock in which hard stones or jewels have formed

Definition of matrix from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
X

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