exponential growth

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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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The number of new plant varieties available increases exponentially every year, and it makes sense for nurseries to grow these new varieties to meet the needs of an expanding population of gardeners.
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In addition to simplifying the network infrastructure, once the extranet gains scale and the benefits of the "network effect" kick in, the network's value increases exponentially as the number of brokers, clients, data providers, execution venues and service providers on the network increase, the ease and speed of connecting to that provider increases, as does the network utility.
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The value of the BlitzDocs collaborative document network increases exponentially for everyone involved with the addition of each participant," said Greg Smith, president and CEO of Advectis, Inc.