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      n   pl   , matrices   , matrixes  
1    a substance, situation, or environment in which something has its origin, takes form, or is enclosed  
2      (Anatomy)   the thick tissue at the base of a nail from which a fingernail or toenail develops  
3    the intercellular substance of bone, cartilage, connective tissue, etc.  
a    the rock material in which fossils, pebbles, etc., are embedded  
b    the material in which a mineral is embedded; gangue  
5      (Printing)  
a    a metal mould for casting type  
b    a papier-mâché or plastic mould impressed from the forme and used for stereotyping,   (Sometimes shortened to)    mat  
6    a mould used in the production of gramophone records. It is obtained by electrodeposition onto the master  
7    a bed of perforated material placed beneath a workpiece in a press or stamping machine against which the punch operates  
8      (Metallurgy)  
a    the shaped cathode used in electroforming  
b    the metal constituting the major part of an alloy  
c    the soft metal in a plain bearing in which the hard particles of surface metal are embedded  
9      (Maths)   a rectangular array of elements set out in rows and columns, used to facilitate the solution of problems, such as the transformation of coordinates. Usually indicated by parentheses: (<matrix>)  
   Compare       determinant       3  
10      (Linguistics)   the main clause of a complex sentence  
11      (Computing)   a rectangular array of circuit elements usually used to generate one set of signals from another  
12    Obsolete   the womb  
     (C16: from Latin: womb, female animal used for breeding, from mater mother)  

Boston matrix  
      n   a two-dimensional matrix, used in planning the business strategy of a large organization, that identifies those business units in the organization that generate cash and those that use it  
     (C20: from the Boston Consultancy Group, a leading firm of strategic consultants, who developed it)  
dot-matrix printer  
      n     (Computing)   a printer in which each character is produced by a subset of an array of needles at the printhead  
Hermitian matrix  
      n     (Maths)   a matrix whose transpose is equal to the matrix of the complex conjugates of its entries  
     (C20: named after Charles Hermite (1822--1901), French mathematician)  
normal matrix  
      n   a square matrix A for which AA* = A*A, where A* is the Hermitian conjugate of A  
orthogonal matrix  
      n     (Maths)   a matrix that is the inverse of its transpose so that any two rows or any two columns are orthogonal vectors  
   Compare       symmetric matrix  
square matrix  
      n     (Maths)   a matrix in which the number of rows is equal to the number of columns  
symmetric matrix  
      n     (Maths)   a square matrix that is equal to its transpose, being symmetrical about its main diagonal. A skew symmetric matrix is equal to the negation of its transpose  
   Compare       orthogonal matrix  
unitary matrix  
      n     (Maths)   a square matrix that is the inverse of its Hermitian conjugate  
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forge, mould, origin, source, womb  

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