Meaning of EXPONENTIAL in English
1. < mathematics > A function which raises some given constant (the "base") to the power of its argument. I.e.
f x = b^x
If no base is specified, e , the base of natural logarthim s, is assumed.
2. exponential-time algorithm .
FOLDOC computer English dictionary. Английский словарь по компьютерам FOLDOC. 2012