
Definition of Exponential
1. Adjective. Of or involving exponents. "Exponential growth"
2. Noun. A function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent.
Generic synonyms: Function, Map, Mapping, Mathematical Function, Singlevalued Function
Definition of Exponential
1. a. Pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function.
Definition of Exponential
1. Adjective. Relating to an exponent. ¹
2. Adjective. (mathematics) Expressed in terms of a power of e. ¹
3. Adjective. In modern English, used to describe a large quantity of an object or objects. ¹
4. Noun. (mathematics) Any function that has an exponent as an independent variable. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Exponential
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Medical Definition of Exponential
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Pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function. Exponential curve, a curve whose nature is defined by means of an exponential equation. Exponential equation, an equation which contains an exponential quantity, or in which the unknown quantity enters as an exponent.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Exponential
Literary usage of Exponential
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Higher Mathematics for Students of Chemistry and Physics: With Special by Joseph William Mellor (1902)
"The Differential Coefficient of exponential Functions. exponential functions are
those in which the variable quantity occurs in the index. ..."
2. Algebra: An Elementary Textbook for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1893)
"The reasoning of chap, xxviii., § 5, presupposes nothing but the absolute
convergence of the exponential Series, and is therefore applicable when the ..."
3. Lectures on the Theory of Functions of Real Variables by James Pierpont (1906)
"The exponential Functions 209. Let a > 0 be a constant; the exponential ...
When a = 1, the corresponding exponential function reduces to a constant, viz. ..."
4. A Course of Pure Mathematics by Godfrey Harold Hardy (1908)
"The series on the righthand side of this equation is known as the exponential
series. In particular we have and so e=l + l+l+. ..."
5. College Algebra: With Applications by Ernest Julius Wilczynski (1916)
"The exponential function. Up to the present moment we have always thought of the
... It is called an exponential function. We shall consider only the ..."
6. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Heinrich Burkhardt (1913)
"It then follows from the relations due to EULER that: (2) <*+2"< = ?, that is, I.
The exponential function is a periodic function with the period 2 iri. ..."
7. College Algebra by Henry Lewis Rietz, Arthur Robert Crathorne (1919)
"exponential and logarithmic equations. An equation which, involves the unknown
or unknowns in the exponents is often called an exponential equation. ..."