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# exponential

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## Simple Definition of exponential

• : very fast : increasingly rapid

• mathematics : including or using an exponent

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

## Full Definition of exponential

1. 1 :  of or relating to an exponent

2. 2 :  involving a variable in an exponent <10x is an exponential expression>

3. 3 :  expressible or approximately expressible by an exponential function; especially :  characterized by or being an extremely rapid increase (as in size or extent) <an exponential growth rate>

## Examples of exponential in a sentence

1. The business has experienced several years of exponential growth.

2. Prices have increased at an exponential rate.

3. 103 is an exponential expression.

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## Medical Definition of exponential

1. :  expressible or approximately expressible by an exponential function <an exponential growth rate>

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