# Definitions for **delay differential equation**

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delay differential equation(Noun)

a type of differential equation in which the derivative of the unknown function at a certain time is given in terms of the values of the function at previous times

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Delay differential equation

In mathematics, delay differential equations are a type of differential equation in which the derivative of the unknown function at a certain time is given in terms of the values of the function at previous times. A general form of the time-delay differential equation for is where represents the trajectory of the solution in the past. In this equation, is a functional operator from to

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