**differential equation** — n. Math. any equation containing a derivative: such an equation is called an ordinary differential equation if it has only one independent variable and a partial differential equation if it has more than one independent variable … English World dictionary

**differential equation** — ► NOUN ▪ an equation involving derivatives of a function or functions … English terms dictionary

**Differential equation** — Not to be confused with Difference equation. Visualization of heat transfer in a pump casing, created by solving the heat equation. Heat is being generated internally in the casing and being cooled at the boundary, providing a steady state… … Wikipedia

**differential equation** — Math. an equation involving differentials or derivatives. [1755 65] * * * Mathematical statement that contains one or more derivatives. It states a relationship involving the rates of change of continuously changing quantities modeled by… … Universalium

**differential equation** — noun an equation containing differentials of a function (Freq. 7) • Hypernyms: ↑equation • Hyponyms: ↑Maxwell s equations, ↑partial differential equation, ↑Schrodinger equation, ↑Schrodinger wave equation, ↑ … Useful english dictionary

**differential equation** — diferencialinė lygtis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. differential equation vok. Differentialgleichung, f rus. дифференциальное уравнение, n pranc. équation différentielle, f … Automatikos terminų žodynas

**differential equation** — diferencialinė lygtis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. differential equation vok. Differentialgleichung, f rus. дифференциальное уравнение, n pranc. équation différentielle, f … Fizikos terminų žodynas

**differential equation** — equation that expresses the connection between a variable and its derivative and whose solution is a function (Mathematics) … English contemporary dictionary

**differential equation** — noun an equation involving the derivatives of a function … Wiktionary

**differential equation** — noun an equation involving derivatives of a function or functions … English new terms dictionary