exponentiation
noun Date: 1903 the mathematical operation of raising a quantity to a power — called also involution

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  • exponentiation — n. the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power. Syn: involution. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exponentiation — ● exponentiation nom féminin Opération définie dans N, qui, à un couple (a, b), associe ab. (Elle n a aucune des « bonnes » propriétés, excepté celle d avoir un élément neutre à droite : 1.) Opération définie inductivement par m1 (« m puissance 1 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Exponentiation —   [engl.], Potenzierung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • exponentiation — [eks΄pō nen΄shē ā′shən] n. the mathematical operation of raising a number, quantity, etc. to a power …   English World dictionary

  • Exponentiation — Exponent redirects here. For other uses, see Exponent (disambiguation). Exponentiation is a mathematical operation, written as an, involving two numbers, the base a and the exponent (or power) n. When n is a positive integer, exponentiation… …   Wikipedia

  • Exponentiation — Notation du résultat de l exponentiation de base a et d exposant b. En mathématiques, l’exponentiation est une opération binaire non commutative qui étend la notion de puissance en algèbre. Elle se note en plaçant l un des opérandes en exposant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • exponentiation — noun a) The process of calculating a power by multiplying together a number of equal factors, where the exponent specifies the number of factors to multiply. In 5, the factors are all 5, the power is 4 and exponentiation gives the result 625. b)… …   Wiktionary

  • exponentiation — /ek spoh nen shee ay sheuhn, speuh /, n. Math. the raising of a number to any given power. [1900 05; EXPONENTI(AL) + ATION, on model of SUBSTANTIATION, DIFFERENTIATION, etc.] * * * …   Universalium

  • exponentiation — n. raising of a number to a power (in Computers by using the command EXP or the letter E) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exponentiation — [ˌɛkspənɛnʃɪ eɪʃ(ə)n] noun Mathematics the operation of raising one quantity to the power of another. Derivatives exponentiate verb …   English new terms dictionary

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