Associations to the word «Exponential»


EXPONENTIAL, adjective. Relating to an exponent.
EXPONENTIAL, adjective. (mathematics) Expressed in terms of a power of e.
EXPONENTIAL, adjective. (proscribed) Having a high or rapid rate of change.
EXPONENTIAL, noun. (mathematics) Any function that has an exponent as an independent variable.
EXPONENTIAL DISTRIBUTION, noun. (statistics) a class of continuous probability distributions often used to model the time between events that happen at a constant average rate
EXPONENTIAL DISTRIBUTIONS, noun. Plural of exponential distribution
EXPONENTIAL EQUATION, noun. (mathematics) A type of equation which includes a variable located in the exponent; for example, \(e^x = 1\,\).
EXPONENTIAL EQUATIONS, noun. Plural of exponential equation
EXPONENTIAL FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) Any function in which an independent variable is in the form of an exponent; they are the inverse functions of logarithms
EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of exponential function
EXPONENTIAL GROWTH, noun. The growth in the value of a quantity, in which the rate of growth is proportional to the instantaneous value of the quantity; for example, when the value has doubled, the rate of increase will also have doubled. The rate may be positive or negative.
EXPONENTIAL GROWTH, noun. (by extension) (proscribed) Very rapid growth.
EXPONENTIAL GROWTHS, noun. Plural of exponential growth
EXPONENTIAL OBJECT, noun. (category theory) A categorical object which generalizes its interpretation in category Set; namely, as a function set. An exponential may be introduced through the "currying" inference rule \({f : C \times A \rightarrow B \over \lambda_f : C \rightarrow B^A}\) and eliminated through the "function application" ("eval") rule \(\epsilon_{{}_{A, B}} : B^A \times A \rightarrow B\).

Dictionary definition

EXPONENTIAL, noun. A function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent.
EXPONENTIAL, adjective. Of or involving exponents; "exponential growth".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope