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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·ter·mi·nate /dɪˈtɝmənət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·ter·mi·nate /dɪˈtɝm(ə)nət/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ter·mi·nate a.
 1. Having defined limits; not uncertain or arbitrary; fixed; established; definite.
    Quantity of words and a determinate number of feet.   --Dryden.
 2. Conclusive; decisive; positive.
    The determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God.   --Acts ii. 23.
 3. Determined or resolved upon. [Obs.]
    My determinate voyage.   --Shak.
 4. Of determined purpose; resolute. [Obs.]
    More determinate to do than skillful how to do.   --Sir P. Sidney.
 Determinate inflorescence Bot., that in which the flowering commences with the terminal bud of a stem, which puts a limit to its growth; -- also called centrifugal inflorescence.
 Determinate problem Math., a problem which admits of a limited number of solutions.
 Determinate quantities, Determinate equations Math., those that are finite in the number of values or solutions, that is, in which the conditions of the problem or equation determine the number.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·ter·mi·nate v. t. To bring to an end; to determine. See Determine. [Obs.]
 The sly, slow hours shall not determinate
 The dateless limit of thy dear exile.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: precisely determined or limited or defined; especially fixed
             by rule or by a specific and constant cause; "a
             determinate distance"; "a determinate number";
             "determinate variations in animals" [ant: indeterminate]
      2: not continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex;
         "determinate growth" [ant: indeterminate]
      3: supplying or being a final or conclusive settlement; "a
         definitive verdict"; "a determinate answer to the problem"
         [syn: definitive]