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exponential growth

[‚ek·spə′nen·chəl ′grōth]
(microbiology)
The period of bacterial growth during which cells divide at a constant rate. Also known as logarithmic growth.
(science and technology)
The increase of a quantity x with time t according to the equation x = Ka t , where K and a are constants, a is greater than 1, and K is greater than 0.

exponential growth

change in a variable (e.g. population – see MALTHUS) where the increase is geometric, i.e. at an increasing ratio.

exponential growth

Extremely fast growth. On a chart, the line curves up rather than being straight. Contrast with linear.
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Even with technical and legal safeguards in place, there's still a chance your ePortfolio system will grow exponentially.
As the sheer volume of digital content continues to grow exponentially, there will be increasing demand for innovative providers like Endeca to help organizations quickly turn mountains of data into specific, actionable information.
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a PKG partner on the Violet Nine launch, says, "Violet Nine's Internet presence is growing daily, and as a result, we are seeing their fan-base grow exponentially.
Taking cue from past experience, DFM expects trade volumes to grow exponentially in the near future and our IT investments are planned for the anticipated growth", said Essa Kazim, Director General, DFM: "The new fully integrated trading platform will enable DFM to take the next big leap in modernizing the stock market and improving its performance.
With the proliferation of digital video, we expect manufacturers' demand for low-cost, high-quality video processing to grow exponentially in the coming years.
As our client base and utilization rates grow exponentially, we continue to find ways to grow usage among our current client base as well as attract new clients based on our broader capability set," said Brent Delehey, President and Chief Executive Officer of Forefield.
The thirst of North American consumers for low calorie flavored water beverages is expected to grow exponentially over the next 10 years and Volvic flavors are a proven and differentiated alternative.
As video event broadcasting and the value of the accumulated video assets continues to grow exponentially, the opportunity to add value to an enterprise with a comprehensive software solution is tremendous," said Pattison.
ESPION is confident that with the addition of its (MX) Lock for secure email encryption module, specifically designed to aid organizations in addressing complex compliance issues raised by HIPAA, second half 2005 sales figures will continue to grow exponentially," commented Ron Kaufman, ESPION's Chief Operating Officer.