# Dictionary Definition

exponential adj : of or involving exponents;
"exponential growth" n : a function in which an independent
variable appears as an exponent [syn: exponential
function]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Adjective

#### Derived terms

#### Translations

relating to an exponent

- German: exponentiell

expressed in terms of a power or e

- German: exponentiell
- Hungarian: exponenciális

in modern English, used to describe a large
quantity of an object or objects

- German: exponentiell

- ttbc French: exponentiel

# Extensive Definition

Exponential may refer to any of several
mathematical topics related to exponentiation,
including:

- Exponential
function, also:
- Matrix exponential, the matrix analogue to the above

- Exponential decay
- Exponential growth
- Exponential map, in differential geometry
- Exponential notation, also known as scientific notation, or standard form
- Exponential object, in category theory
- Exponential time, in complexity theory
- in probability and statistics:
- Topics listed at list of exponential topics

Exponential may also refer to:

exponential in German: Exponentiell

exponential in Esperanto: Eksponento

exponential in French: Exponentiel

# Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, cardinal, decimal, differential, digital, even, figural, figurate, figurative, finite, fractional, imaginary, impair, impossible, infinite, integral, irrational, logarithmic, logometric, negative, numeral, numerary, numerative, numeric, odd, ordinal, pair, positive, possible, prime, radical, rational, real, reciprocal, submultiple, surd, transcendental