partial differentiation

noun

Definition of partial differentiation

: the process of finding a partial derivative

First Known Use of partial differentiation

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of partial differentiation was circa 1890

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“Partial differentiation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partial%20differentiation. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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