# Definition of Exponential. Meaning of Exponential. Synonyms of Exponential

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## Definition of Exponential

Exponential
Exponential Ex`po*nen"tial, a. [Cf. F. exponentiel.] Pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function. Exponential curve, a curve whose nature is defined by means of an exponential equation. Exponential equation, an equation which contains an exponential quantity, or in which the unknown quantity enters as an exponent. Exponential quantity (Math.), a quantity whose exponent is unknown or variable, as a^x. Exponential series, a series derived from the development of exponential equations or quantities.

## Meaning of Exponential from wikipedia

- Exponential may refer to any of several mathematical topics related to exponentiation, including: Exponential function, also: Matrix exponential, the matrix...
- The exponential function is a mathematical function denoted by f ( x ) = exp ⁡ ( x ) {\displaystyle f(x)=\exp(x)} or e x {\displaystyle e^{x}} (where...
- A quantity is subject to exponential decay if it decreases at a rate proportional to its current value. Symbolically, this process can be expressed by...
- Exponential growth is a process that increases quantity over time. It occurs when the instantaneous rate of change (that is, the derivative) of a quantity...
- Exponential smoothing is a rule of thumb technique for smoothing time series data using the exponential window function. Whereas in the simple moving...
- In probability and statistics, an exponential family is a parametric set of probability distributions of a certain form, specified below. This special...
- In probability theory and statistics, the exponential distribution is the probability distribution of the time between events in a Poisson point process...
- In mathematics, the matrix exponential is a matrix function on square matrices analogous to the ordinary exponential function. It is used to solve systems...
- an exponential. In this sense, problems that have sub-exponential time algorithms are somewhat more tractable than those that only have exponential algorithms...
- Exponential backoff is an algorithm that uses feedback to multiplicatively decrease the rate of some process, in order to gradually find an acceptable...