Meaning of EXPONENTIAL in English


adj.1 Math. of or indicated by a mathematical exponent.

2 (of an increase etc.) more and more rapid.

Phrases and idioms:

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.

Etymology: F exponentiel (as EXPONENT)

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