Matrix vs. Spreadsheet

Matrix vs. Spreadsheet — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Matrix and Spreadsheet

Matrixnoun

A situation or surrounding substance within which something else originates, develops, or is contained

"Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every form of freedom" (Benjamin N. Cardozo).

Spreadsheetnoun

A software interface consisting of an interactive grid made up of cells in which data or formulas are entered for analysis or presentation.

Matrixnoun

The womb.

Spreadsheetnoun

A piece of paper with rows and columns for recording financial data for use in comparative analysis.

Matrixnoun

The formative cells or tissue of a specialized structure such as a hair, nail, claw, or tooth.

Spreadsheetnoun

(dated) A sheet of paper, marked with a grid, in which financial data is recorded and totals calculated manually.

Matrixnoun

See ground substance.

Spreadsheetnoun

(computing) A computer simulation of such a system of recording tabular data, with totals and other formulas calculated automatically.

Matrixnoun

The solid matter in which a fossil or crystal is embedded.

Spreadsheetverb

(transitive) To model or compute by means of a spreadsheet.

Matrixnoun

Groundmass.

Spreadsheetnoun

a screen-oriented interactive program enabling a user to lay out financial data on the screen

Matrixnoun

A mold or die.

Matrixnoun

The principal metal in an alloy, as the iron in steel.

Matrixnoun

A binding substance, as cement in concrete.

Matrixnoun

(Mathematics) A rectangular array of numeric or algebraic quantities subject to mathematical operations.

Matrixnoun

Something resembling such an array, as in the regular formation of elements into columns and rows.

Matrixnoun

(Computers) The network of intersections between input and output leads in a computer, functioning as an encoder or a decoder.

Matrixnoun

A mold used in stereotyping and designed to receive positive impressions of type or illustrations from which metal plates can be cast. Also called mat2.

Matrixnoun

A metal plate used for casting typefaces.

Matrixnoun

An electroplated impression of a phonograph record used to make duplicate records.

Matrixnoun

The womb.

Matrixnoun

(biology) The material or tissue in which more specialized structures are embedded.

Matrixnoun

(biology) An extracellular matrix, the material or tissue between the cells of animals or plants.

Matrixnoun

(biology) Part of the mitochondrion.

Matrixnoun

(biology) The medium in which bacteria are cultured.

Matrixnoun

(mathematics) A rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms having various uses such as transforming coordinates in geometry, solving systems of linear equations in linear algebra and representing graphs in graph theory.

Matrixnoun

(computing) A two-dimensional array.

Matrixnoun

(electronics) A grid-like arrangement of electronic components, especially one intended for information coding, decoding or storage.

Matrixnoun

A table of data.

Matrixnoun

(geology) A geological matrix.

Matrixnoun

(archaeology and paleontology) The sediment surrounding and including the artifacts, features, and other materials at a site.

Matrixnoun

(analytical chemistry) The environment from which a given sample is taken.

Matrixnoun

In hot metal typesetting, a mold for casting a letter.

Matrixnoun

In printmaking, the plate or block used, with ink, to hold the image that makes up the print.

Matrixnoun

The cavity or mold in which anything is formed.

Matrixnoun

(dyeing) The five simple colours (black, white, blue, red, and yellow) from which all the others are formed.

Matrixnoun

(material science) A binding agent of composite materials, e.g. resin in fibreglass.

Matrixnoun

a rectangular array of elements (or entries) set out by rows and columns

Matrixnoun

an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)

Matrixnoun

the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

Matrixnoun

the formative tissue at the base of a nail

Matrixnoun

mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface