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EXPONENTIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does exponential mean? 

EXPONENTIAL (noun)
  The noun EXPONENTIAL has 1 sense:

1. a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent

  Familiarity information: EXPONENTIAL used as a noun is very rare.


EXPONENTIAL (adjective)
  The adjective EXPONENTIAL has 1 sense:

1. of or involving exponents

  Familiarity information: EXPONENTIAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXPONENTIAL (noun)


Sense 1exponential [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

exponential; exponential function

Hypernyms ("exponential" is a kind of...):

function; mathematical function (a mathematical relation such that each element of one set is associated with at least one element of another set)


EXPONENTIAL (adjective)


Sense 1exponential [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or involving exponents

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

exponential growth

Pertainym:

exponent (a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself)


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