# Definitions for exponentialˌɛk spəˈnɛn ʃəlex·po·nen·tial

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:5.0 / 1 vote

a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent

of or involving exponents

"exponential growth"

### GCIDERate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

changing over time in an exponential manner, i. e. increasing or decreasing by a fixed ratio for each unit of time; as, exponential growth; exponential decay.

### WiktionaryRate this definition:3.0 / 2 votes

1. exponentialnoun

Any function that has an exponent as an independent variable.

Relating to an exponent.

Expressed in terms of a power of e.

In modern English, used to describe a large quantity of an object or objects.

### Samuel Johnson's DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

Exponential curves are such as partake both of the nature of algebraick and transcendental ones. They partake of the former, because they consist of a finite number of terms, though those terms themselves are indeterminate; and they are in some measure transcendental, because they cannot be algebraically constructed. John Harris

Etymology: from exponent.

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1. exponential

Exponential refers to a growth or decay at a rate which is proportionate to the current state or value. In mathematics, it typically refers to a function or an equation, in which the variable is an exponent, or the usage of a constant base raised to a power or exponent. This term can be used in various contexts to describe a rapid increase or decrease or a phenomenon that is repeatedly multiplied.

### Webster DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function

2. Etymology: [Cf. F. exponentiel.]

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of exponential in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of exponential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

### Examples of exponential in a Sentence

1. The potential goes way beyond automating repetitive tasks, but even in a contact center, the remaining humans don’t have to fear for their jobs just yet. Amelia is not replacing them right now. But it could be coming soon. Just a few short years ago, the experts at MIT were predicting we would never have a driverless car, and now Google has them on the road. The pace of change is so rapid—almost exponential—that even though Amelia is not yet really operational in too many situations, she’s learning very quickly and the landscape two years from now could be completely different.

2. Our internal peace has the ability to encounter exponential growth in life.

3. We are seeing this exponential increase of marine deaths, including dolphins, turtles. What is noticeable is the exponential increase started soon after this accident, we are seeing 30 to 40 cases reported daily.

4. The exponential growth of SWFs will put them in a stronger position to seek changes from GPs.

5. Obviously it would mean an increase - an exponential increase.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

exponential#10000#17053#100000

## Translations for exponential

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• الأسي
• експоненциален
• exponentiell
• εκθετικός
• eksponenta
• exponencial
• نمایی
• אקספוננציאלי, מעריכי
• घातीय
• exponenciális
• ցուցիչ
• eksponensial
• esponenziale
• 指数関数的
• ಘಾತೀಯ
• 지수
• exponentialium
• exponentieel
• eksponentiell
• exponencial
• exponențială
• экспоненциа́льный, экспоненциальный
• அதிவேகமான
• số mũ
• עקספּאָונענשאַל
• 指数的

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