# partial derivative

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## partial derivative

n.
The derivative with respect to a single variable of a function of two or more variables, regarding other variables as constants.

## partial derivative

n
(Mathematics) the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to one of the variables, the other or others being considered constant. Written ∂f/∂x

## par′tial deriv′ative

n.
Math.
the derivative of a function with respect to one of its variables with all other variables held constant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 partial derivative - the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constantpartialderivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, first derivative - the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
Translations
parciální derivace
parcijalna derivacija
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We define qualitative partial derivative of function f([x.
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