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"matrix" in British English

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matrixnoun

uk   us   /ˈmeɪ.trɪks/ (plural matrices /-trɪ.siːz/ or matrixes)
  • matrix noun (MATHEMATICS)

[C] specialized mathematics a ​group of ​numbers or other ​symbolsarranged in a ​rectangle that can be used together as a ​singleunit to ​solveparticularmathematicalproblems
  • matrix noun (SUBSTANCE)

[C or U] specialized a ​substance in which other things are ​fixed, ​buried, etc.: The ​fossilslieembedded in a matrix of ​shale and ​sandstone.
(Definition of matrix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"matrix" in American English

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matrixnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmeɪ·trɪks/ (plural matrices  /ˈmeɪ·trəˌsiz/ or matrixes  /ˈmeɪ·trɪk·sɪz/ )
algebra a ​group of ​numbers or other ​symbolsarranged in a ​rectangle that can be used to ​solveparticularmathematicalproblems
(Definition of matrix from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"matrix" in Business English

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matrixnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeɪtrɪks/ (plural matrixes or matrices)
a ​group of ​numbers or other things ​arranged in a rectangle that can be used to solve a problem or ​measure something: The ​bottom row of the matrix ​indicates typical ​leadtimes for ​startingactivities in ​order to complete the ​stage by the ​datescheduled. They use a matrix which ​classifies the company's ​product or ​service on one ​axis from A to E.
a set of ​related things that affect the way something develops or ​changes: The modern matrix of ​culturalmanagementincludesbuzzwords like '​access' and '​empowerment'.
(Definition of matrix from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “matrix”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展, (事物成长发展的)条件,环境…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展, (事物成長發展的)條件,環境…
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