# exponential

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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 e

^{x}**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

*e*

^{3}

*which is the exponential of 3 x.*

^{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 WordsSynonyms

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Noun | 1. | exponential - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponentfunction, 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

*adj growth*→ exponentiell; (Math) → Exponential-;

**exponential**function → Exponentialfunktion

*f*;

**exponential**series → Exponentialreihe

*f*

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