exponent

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin expōnēns, present participle of expōnō (to expose; to exhibit, display, set out; to explain), from ex- (out, away) + pōnō (to lay, place, put).

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Noun[edit]

exponent (plural exponents)

  1. One who expounds, represents or advocates.
  2. (mathematics) The power to which a number, symbol or expression is to be raised, for example, the in .
    1. (mathematics) The result of a logarithm, between a base and an antilogarithm, for example, the in .
    2. (mathematics, obsolete) The degree to which the root of a radicand is found, for example, the in .
  3. (linguistics) A manifestation of a morphosyntactic property.
  4. The part of a floating-point number that represents its exponent value.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

exponent m

  1. (mathematics) exponent (the power to which something is to be raised)
    V zápisu 1,45E10 je 1,45 mantisa a 10 exponent.

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Further reading[edit]

  • exponent in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • exponent in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

expōnent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of expōnō

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

exponent c

  1. (mathematics) exponent

Declension[edit]

Declension of exponent 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative exponent exponenten exponenter exponenterna
Genitive exponents exponentens exponenters exponenternas