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partial derivative

[′pär·shəl də′riv·əd·iv]
(mathematics)
A derivative of a function of several variables taken with respect to one variable while holding the others fixed.
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2n+1] is polynomial in partial differentiations and has the form
Again, the subscripts of q and t are the partial differentiation with respect to q and t , respectively.
with the subscript x and u, denoting partial differentiation with respect to x and u, respectively.
micro]] from (6) into (5), interchanging the order of partial differentiation [[u.
28) and interchanging the order of partial differentiation in the first term, we obtain
where the overhead dot represents a partial differentiation with respect to time.
where comma as in usual notation denotes partial differentiation with respect to [eta](1) and [xi](2).