Meaning of EXPONENTIAL in English
adj. 1 Math. of or indicated by a mathematical exponent. 2 (of an increase etc.) more and more rapid. exponential function Math. a function which increases as a quantity raised to a power determined by the variable on which the function depends. exponential growth Biol. a form of population growth in which the rate of growth is related to the number of individuals present.
[ F exponentiel (as EXPONENT) ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012