"matrix" Definition

  1. n. The womb.
  2. n. Hence, that which gives form or origin to anything
  3. n. The cavity in which anything is formed, and which gives it shape; a die; a mold, as for the face of a type.
  4. n. The earthy or stony substance in which metallic ores or crystallized minerals are found; the gangue.
  5. n. The five simple colors, black, white, blue, red, and yellow, of which all the rest are composed.
  6. n. The lifeless portion of tissue, either animal or vegetable, situated between the cells; the intercellular substance.
  7. n. A rectangular arrangement of symbols in rows and columns. The symbols may express quantities or operations.

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Position in dictionary: 60407 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "matrix": 1
Words that end with "matrix": 1
Words that contain "matrix": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of matrix

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