Associations to the word «Exponent»

Wiktionary

EXPONENT, noun. One who expounds, represents or advocates.
EXPONENT, noun. (mathematics) The power to which a number, symbol or expression is to be raised. For example, the \(3\) in \(b^3=p\).
EXPONENT, noun. (mathematics) The result of a logarithm, between a base and an antilogarithm. For example the \(4\) in \(\log_b(a)=4\).
EXPONENT, noun. (linguistics) A manifestation of a morphosyntactic property.
EXPONENT, noun. (mathematics) (rare) The degree to which the root of a radicand is found. For example the \(2\) in \(\sqrt[2]r=b\).

Dictionary definition

EXPONENT, noun. A person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea.
EXPONENT, noun. Someone who expounds and interprets or explains.
EXPONENT, noun. A mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.

Wise words

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