determinate definition

  • adjective:
    • correctly limited or defined; definite: a determinate quantity; a determinate length.
    • Conclusively decided; final.
    • Firm in function; resolute.
    • Botany Terminating in a flower and blooming in a sequence starting with the uppermost or main flower; cymose: a determinate inflorescence.
    • Botany Not continuing indefinitely during the tip of an axis: determinate development.
    • Of development: closing once a genetically predetermined construction has actually created.
    • Having defined restrictions; maybe not uncertain or arbitrary; fixed; founded; definite.
    • Conclusive; decisive; positive.
    • Determined or remedied upon.
    • Of determined purpose; resolute.
    • not continuing to develop indefinitely during the apex
    • specifically determined or restricted or defined; specifically fixed by rule or by a certain and constant cause
    • providing or becoming a final or conclusive settlement
  • noun:
    • A single state of a particular determinable characteristic.
    • In Weismann's doctrine of determinants, any cellular which has distinctive hereditary qualities.
  • verb:
    • to carry to an-end; to ascertain.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To bring to an-end; to find out. See determine.
  • others:
    • to carry to a finish; terminate.
    • Having defined restrictions; fixed; definite; demonstrably defined or definable; particular: since, a determinate volume of matter.
    • Predetermined; satisfied; positive: as, a determinate rule or purchase.
    • Decisive; conclusive.
    • Determined upon; intended.
    • Fixed in function; resolute; determined.

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