Definition of Exponent. Meaning of Exponent. Synonyms of Exponent

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Definition of Exponent

Exponent
Exponent Ex*po"nent, n. [L. exponens, -entis, p. pr. of exponere to put out, set forth, expose. See Expound.] 1. (Alg.) A number, letter, or any quantity written on the right hand of and above another quantity, and denoting how many times the latter is repeated as a factor to produce the power indicated; Note: thus a^2 denotes the second power, and a^n the xth power, of a (2 and x being the exponents). A fractional exponent, or index, is used to denote the root of a quantity. Thus, a^1/3 denotes the third or cube root of a. 2. One who, or that which, stands as an index or representative; as, the leader of a party is the exponent of its principles. Exponent of a ratio, the quotient arising when the antecedent is divided by the consequent; thus, 6 is the exponent of the ratio of 30 to 5. [R.]

Meaning of Exponent from wikipedia

- mathematical operation, written as bn, involving two numbers, the base b and the exponent or power n, and pronounced as "b raised to the power of n". When n is a...
- In mathematics, characteristic exponent may refer to: Characteristic exponent of a field, a number equal to 1 if the field has characteristic 0, and equal...
- numbers, the exponent is biased in the engineering sense of the word – the value stored is offset from the actual value by the exponent bias, also called...
- ISO 4217 is a standard published by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that defines alpha codes and numeric codes for the representation...
- In mathematics, the Lyapunov exponent or Lyapunov characteristic exponent of a dynamical system is a quantity that characterizes the rate of separation...
- The Hurst exponent is used as a measure of long-term memory of time series. It relates to the autocorrelations of the time series, and the rate at which...
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- Exponentiation is a mathematical operation. Exponent may also refer to: List of exponential topics Exponential function, a function of a certain form Matrix...
- always written as a terminating decimal). The integer n is called the exponent and the real number m is called the significand or mantissa. The term "mantissa"...
- An exponent is a phonological manifestation of a morphosyntactic property. In non-technical language, it is the expression of one or more grammatical properties...