Meaning of FINITE DIFFERENCE in English

FINITE DIFFERENCE

transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

Date: 1807

: any of a sequence of differences obtained by incrementing successively the dependent variable of a function by a fixed amount ; especially : any of such differences obtained from a polynomial function using successive integral values of its dependent variable

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