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See also: matrycą


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matryca sense 2
matryca sense 5



Borrowed from German Matrize. Doublet of matrix.


  • IPA(key): /matˈrɨ.t͡sa/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɨt͡sa
  • Syllabification: mat‧ry‧ca



matryca f (related adjective matrycowy)

  1. matrix (mold used for casting, stamping, etc. of multiple objects of the same shape)
  2. (printing) forme, matrix (part of the printing equipment that receives ink (or other applied substance, e.g., varnish or glue) at the points of the printing image in order to transfer this ink to the print substrate)
    Hypernym: forma
  3. (electronics) matrix, grid, array (grid-like arrangement of electronic components, especially one intended for information coding, decoding, or storage)
  4. (electronics) matrix (component of an electronic device that is used to display an image)
  5. (photography) image sensor (sensor that detects and conveys information used to make an image)
  6. (electronics) matrix (component of an electronic device that is used to display an image)
  7. (genetics, molecular biology) matrix (single chain of DNA or RNA from which genetic information is transferred to descendant cells or organisms)
  8. (algebra) logical matrix (matrix with entries from the Boolean domain)



Derived terms


Further reading

  • matryca in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • matryca in Polish dictionaries at PWN
  • matryca in PWN's encyclopedia