matriz

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Borrowed from Latin mātrīx,mātrīcem (dam; womb), from māter (mother), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr (mother).

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matriz f (plural matrizes)

  1. source; origin; mother
  2. (mathematics) matrix (rectangular arrangement of numbers)
  3. (computing) matrix (two-dimensional array)
  4. head office
  5. (anatomy) womb; uterus
  6. mould (hollow form for shaping fluid)
  7. engraved block of wood or medal used in printing
  8. stencil (perforated sheet through which ink can be forced)
  9. (cytology) extracellular matrix
  10. a church which has other churches and chapels under its jurisdiction

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mātrīcem, singular accusative of mātrīx, from māter (mother), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr, *mother.

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matriz f (plural matrices)

  1. (anatomy) uterus
  2. (business) head office or store
  3. (mathematics) matrix
  4. (computing) matrix
  5. (geology) matrix
  6. origin, source
  7. (tools) mold
  8. (tools) nut

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