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See also: Exponent
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspəʊnənt/, /ˈɛkspənənt/, /ɪkˈkspəʊnənt/
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- (General American) enPR: ĕk'spōnənt, IPA(key): /ˈɛkspoʊnənt/
- Hyphenation: ex‧po‧nent
exponent (plural exponents)
- One who expounds, represents or advocates.
- 1997, Nancy Sherman, Making a Necessity of Virtue: Aristotle and Kant on Virtue, page 1:
- To think of Kant as an exponent of virtue may seem to some readers itself novel and not easily associated with the Kant familiar to discussions of justice and rights.
- (mathematics) The number by which a value (called the base) is said to be raised to a power in exponentiation: for example, the in .
- Synonym: power
- (mathematics, obsolete) The degree to which the root of a radicand is found, for example, the in .
- 1711, [Jacques Ozanam], “Abridgement of Algebra. Chapter I. Of Monomes.”, in Daniel Hilman, transl., M. Ozanam's Introduction to the Mathematicks or His Algebra: Wherein the Rudiments of that Most Useful Science are Made Plain to a Mean Capacity. Done out of French, London: Printed for R. Sare at Gray's-Inn-Gate in Holborn, →OCLC, problem IV (“To Divide a Quantity by a Quantity”), page 9:
- A Power that hath neither the Signs or before it, is look'd upon as Affirmative, and if it be preceded by a Number that contains the Root ſought and its Exponent may be commenſured by the Exponent of the Root; namely for the Square Root by 2, for the Cube by 3, &c. it will contain the Root ſought.
- 1717, Philip Ronayne, “Of the Indices, or Exponents of Powers”, in A Treatise of Algebra in Two Books: The First Treating of the Arithmetical, and the Second of the Geometrical Part, book I, part V, London: Printed for W[illiam] Innys at the Prince's Arms in St. Paul's Church-Yard, →OCLC, page 69:
- And univerſally the Exponent of the m Power, is m times the Exponent of the Root, and the Exponent of the m-Root (or Power) is times the Exponent of the Root.
- 1845, Dionysius Lardner, “Algebra”, in Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, editors, Encyclopædia Metropolitana; or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge, on an Original Plan: Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings, volume I (Pure Sciences, volume 1), London: B. Fellowes [et al.], →OCLC, page 534:
- The notation by which the root is expressed, is the mark called a radical, placed over the letter, with an exponent to the left indicating the order of the root.
- (linguistics) A manifestation of a morphosyntactic property.
- 2015, Ruth Kramer, The Morphosyntax of Gender, page 83:
- However, there have been no examples presented of gender systems where the plain n triggers one exponent for gender agreement, and the male and female ns together trigger a different exponent.
- (computing) The part of a floating-point number that represents its exponent value.
one who expounds, represents or advocates
(in mathematics) the power to which something is raised
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- addition, summation:
- multiplication, factorization:
- root extraction:
exponent m inan
- (mathematics) exponent (the power to which something is raised)
- Synonym: mocnitel
- V zápisu 1,45E10 je 1,45 mantisa a 10 exponent. (In the notation 1.45E10, 1.45 is the mantissa and 10 the exponent.) ― (please add an English translation of this usage example)
- See póza
exponent m anim (feminine exponentka)
- exponent (person who advocates a position)
Declension of exponent (hard masculine animate)
- exponent in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
- exponent in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
- exponent in Internetová jazyková příručka
exponent m (plural exponenten)
- (mathematics) exponent (number by which a base is raised to a power)
- exponent; someone or something that characterically represents or advocates something, typical representative or advocate
- → Indonesian: eksponen
exponent m (plural exponenți)
Declension of exponent
Declension of exponent
- “exponent”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2023
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