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Meaning of EXPONENTIAL

 Pronunciation: `ekspow'nenshul WordNet Dictionary Definition: [n]  a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent [adj]  of or involving exponents; "exponential growth" EXPONENTIAL is a 11 letter word that starts with E. Synonyms: exponential function See Also: Webster's 1913 Dictionary Definition: ```\Ex`po*nen"tial\, a. [Cf. F. exponentiel.] Pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function. {Exponential curve}, a curve whose nature is defined by means of an exponential equation. {Exponential equation}, an equation which contains an exponential quantity, or in which the unknown quantity enters as an exponent. {Exponential quantity} (Math.), a quantity whose exponent is unknown or variable, as a^{x}. {Exponential series}, a series derived from the development of exponential equations or quantities. ``` Computing Dictionary Definition: 1. A function which raises some given constant (the "base") to the power of its argument. I.e.` f x = b^x`If no base is specified, e, the base of natural logarthims, is assumed. Thesaurus Terms Related Terms: algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, cardinal, decimal, differential, digital, even, figural, figurate, figurative, finite, fractional, imaginary, impair, impossible, infinite, integral, irrational, logarithmic, logometric, negative, numeral, numerary, numerative, numeric, odd, ordinal, pair, positive, possible, prime, radical, rational, real, reciprocal, submultiple, surd, transcendental