# Meaning of exponential in English

## Noun

exponential### Definitions

1. a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent## Qualitative Adjective

exponential### Etymology

early 18th century: from French exponentiel, from Latin exponere‘put out’ (see expound)### Definitions

1. of or involving exponents#### Examples

- « exponential growth »

## Famous quotes

- « Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false the opposite of a great truth is also true. » Niels Bohr