exponential

  • 1Exponential — may refer to any of several mathematical topics related to exponentiation, including: *Exponential function, also: **Matrix exponential, the matrix analogue to the above *Exponential decay *Exponential growth *Exponential map, in differential… …

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  • 2Exponential — Ex po*nen tial, a. [Cf. F. exponentiel.] 1. Pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function. [1913 Webster] 2. changing over time in an exponential manner, i. e.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3exponenţial — EXPONENŢIÁL, Ă, exponenţiali, e, adj. (mat.) Care are un exponent (2) variabil, nedeterminat sau necunoscut. ♦ (Despre funcţii) A cărei variabilă independentă apare într un exponent. [pr.: ţi al] – Din fr. exponentiel. Trimis de ana zecheru,… …

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  • 4exponential — ex‧po‧nen‧tial [ˌekspəˈnenʆl◂] adjective ECONOMICS exponential growth/​increase/​rise etc a rate of growth that becomes faster and faster over time: • Tropical diseases are becoming more common in affluent parts of the world due to an… …

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  • 5exponential — 1704, from EXPONENT (Cf. exponent) + AL (Cf. al) (1). As a noun, from 1784. Related: Exponentially …

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  • 6exponential — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an increase) becoming more and more rapid. 2) Mathematics of or expressed by a mathematical exponent. DERIVATIVES exponentially adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7exponential — [eks΄pō nen′shəl, eks΄pō nen′chəl] adj. 1. Math. a) of or relating to an exponent b) involving a variable or unknown quantity as an exponent 2. of or increasing by extraordinary proportions exponentially adv …

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  • 8exponential — adjective Date: 1704 1. of or relating to an exponent 2. involving a variable in an exponent < 10x is an exponential expression > 3. expressible or approximately expressible by an exponential function; especially characterized by or being an&#8230; …

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  • 9Exponential — Die Mathematik bezeichnet als Exponentialfunktion eine Funktion der Form mit der Basis . In der gebräuchlichsten Form sind dabei für den Exponenten x die reellen Zahlen zugelassen. Im Gegensatz zu den Potenzfunktionen, bei denen die Basis die&#8230; …

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  • 10exponential — ex|po|nen|tial [ˌekspəˈnenʃəl] adj technical 1.) exponential growth/increase etc exponential growth, increase etc becomes faster as the amount of the thing that is growing increases ▪ an exponential increase in travel 2.) using a small number or&#8230; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11exponential — ex·po·nen·tial .ek spə nen chəl adj expressible or approximately expressible by an exponential function &LT;an exponential growth rate&GT; ex·po·nen·tial·ly nench (ə )lē adv * * * ex·po·nen·tial (ek&#8243;sp&#601; nenґsh&#601;l) denoting a&#8230; …

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  • 12exponential — ex|po|nen|tial [ ,ekspə nenʃl ] adjective 1. ) increasing or growing very fast: exponential growth 2. ) TECHNICAL showing how many times you should multiply a number by itself: an exponential factor ╾ ex|po|nen|tial|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13exponential — [[t]e̱kspəne̱nʃ(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Exponential means growing or increasing very rapidly. [FORMAL] The policy tried to check the exponential growth of public expenditure. Syn: explosive Derived words: exponentially ADV ADV after v The&#8230; …

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  • 14exponential — adjective 1 exponential growth/increase technical a rate of growth that becomes faster as the amount of the thing that is growing increases 2 technical using a sign that shows how many times a number is to be multiplied by itself: y/^3 is an&#8230; …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15exponential — UK [ˌekspəˈnenʃ(ə)l] / US adjective 1) increasing or growing very fast exponential growth 2) maths showing how many times you should multiply a number by itself an exponential factor Derived word: exponentially adverb …

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  • 16exponential — ex•po•nen•tial [[t]ˌɛk spəˈnɛn ʃəl[/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to an exponent 2) math. a) of or pertaining to the constant e[/ex] b) (of an equation) having one or more unknown variables in one or more exponents 3) cvs rising or expanding at a&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17exponential — adj. 1 Math. of or indicated by a mathematical exponent. 2 (of an increase etc.) more and more rapid. Phrases and idioms: exponential function Math. a function which increases as a quantity raised to a power determined by the variable on which&#8230; …

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  • 18exponential — exponentially, adv. /ek spoh nen sheuhl, speuh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to an exponent or exponents. 2. Math. a. of or pertaining to the constant e. b. (of an equation) having one or more unknown variables in one or more exponents. n. 3. Math …

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  • 19exponential — adj. Exponential is used with these nouns: ↑growth, ↑increase, ↑rise …

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  • 20exponential — /ɛkspəˈnɛnʃəl/ (say ekspuh nenshuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to an exponent or exponents. 2. Mathematics a. of or relating to the constant e. b. having the unknown quantity or variable as an exponent. 3. marked by a rapid increase in&#8230; …

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