adjective ex·po·nen·tial \ˌek-spə-ˈnen-chəl\
: very fast : increasingly rapid
mathematics : including or using an exponent
: involving a variable in an exponent <10x is an exponential expression>
: 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>
— ex·po·nen·tial·ly \-ˈnench-(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of EXPONENTIAL
- The business has experienced several years of exponential growth.
- Prices have increased at an exponential rate.
- 103 is an exponential expression.
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