# exponential

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## exponential

**1.**

*Maths*(of a function, curve, series, or equation) of, containing, or involving one or more numbers or quantities raised to an exponent, esp e

^{x}**2.**

*Maths*raised to the power of e, the base of natural logarithms.

**3.**

*Maths*an exponential function, etc.

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## exponential

[‚ek·spə′nen·chəl] (mathematics)

For a bounded linear operator

*A*on a Banach space, the sum of a series which is formally the exponential series in*A*.McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

## exponential

(mathematics)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.

f x = b^x

If no base is specified, e, the base of natural logarthims, is assumed.

## exponential

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