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ex·po·nen·tial

 (ĕk′spə-nĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to an exponent.
2. Mathematics
a. Containing, involving, or expressed as an exponent.
b. Expressed in terms of a designated power of e, the base of natural logarithms.

ex′po·nen′tial·ly adv.

exponential

(ˌɛkspəʊˈnɛnʃəl)
adj
1. (Mathematics) maths (of a function, curve, series, or equation) of, containing, or involving one or more numbers or quantities raised to an exponent, esp ex
2. (Mathematics) maths raised to the power of e, the base of natural logarithms. Symbol: exp
3. of or involving an exponent or exponents
4. informal very rapid
n
(Mathematics) maths an exponential function, etc
ˌexpoˈnentially adv

ex•po•nen•tial

(ˌɛk spəˈnɛn ʃəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to an exponent.
2.
a. of or pertaining to the constant e.
b. (of an equation) having one or more unknown variables in one or more exponents.
3. rising or expanding at a steady and usu. rapid rate: exponential increases in manufacturing costs.
n.
4.
a. the constant e raised to the power equal to a given expression, as e3x, which is the exponential of 3 x.
b. any positive constant raised to a power.
[1695–1705]
ex`po•nen′tial•ly, adv.

ex·po·nen·tial

(ĕk′spə-nĕn′shəl)
Relating to a mathematical expression containing one or more exponents. ♦ Something is said to increase exponentially if its rate of change must be expressed using exponents. A graph of such a rate would appear not as a line, but as a curve that becomes steeper and steeper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exponential - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponentexponential - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
function, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function, map - (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
Adj.1.exponential - of or involving exponents; "exponential growth"
Translations
exponenciális

exponential

[ˌekspəʊˈnenʃəl] ADJexponencial

exponential

[ˌɛkspəˈnɛnʃəl] adj [growth] → exponentiel(le)

exponential

adj growthexponentiell; (Math) → Exponential-; exponential functionExponentialfunktion f; exponential seriesExponentialreihe f

exponential

[ˌɛkspəʊˈnɛnʃəl] adj (Math, also) (fig) → esponenziale
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