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# Exponential

Ex`po`nen´tial
a.1.Pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function.
2.changing over time in an exponential manner, i. e. increasing or decreasing by a fixed ratio for each unit of time; as, exponential growth; exponential decay.
 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.
 Exponential quantity (Math.) a quantity whose exponent is unknown or variable, as ax.
 Exponential series a series derived from the development of exponential equations or quantities.
 Noun 1 exponential - a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponentSynonyms: exponential function Adj. 1 exponential - of or involving exponents; "exponential growth"
 1 (mathematics) exponential - A function which raises some given constant (the "base") to the power of its argument. I.e.f x = b^xIf no base is specified, e, the base of natural logarthims, is assumed. 2 (complexity) exponential - exponential-time algorithm.
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