Meaning of EXPONENT in English

EXPONENT

noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

great

Fossils and Ancestors MacBride was an active Lamarckian and one of the last great exponents of the recapitulation theory.

He is a great exponent of Brahms.

Reynolds was a great exponent of the idealized portrait typical of the day.

leading

If the leading exponents of International Stunt competition follow this practice, there has to be a good reason.

Other great artists include: Gerry Donahue, the world's leading exponent of country rock guitar.

The new inductively coupled plasma mass-spectrometry laboratory is a leading exponent of the application of this powerful analytical technique to geological materials.

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Aside from his deeds in the fifteen-a-side game, he was a noted exponent of sevens.

Finally we establish the so-called laws of exponents for positive integral powers.

We could continue in this vein, since pragmatism is a rich theory of knowledge and Quine an electrifying exponent of it.

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