# differential operator

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Related to Linear differential operator: Linear differential equation, Order of a differential operator

## differential operator

[‚dif·ə′ren·chəl ′äp·ə‚rād·ər] (mathematics)

An operator on a space of functions which maps a function ƒ into a linear combination of higher-order derivatives of ƒ.

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