Meaning of EXPONENTIAL in English

EXPONENTIAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌek-spə-ˈnen-chəl ]

adjective

Date: 1704

1. : of or relating to an exponent

2. : involving a variable in an exponent

10 x is an exponential expression

3. : expressible or approximately expressible by an exponential function ; especially : characterized by or being an extremely rapid increase (as in size or extent)

an exponential growth rate

• ex·po·nen·tial·ly -ˈnench-(ə-)lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.