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n. Mathematics
The act of raising a quantity to a power.
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(in a mathematical equation) the use of an exponent to raise the value of the base number to a power
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(ˌɛk spəˌnɛn ʃiˈeɪ ʃən)

the raising of a number to any given power.
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Noun1.exponentiation - the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
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The pairing cost is much more than the exponentiation and multiplication.
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