- of or relating to the constant e.
- (of an equation) having one or more unknown variables in one or more exponents.
- the constant e raised to the power equal to a given expression, as e3x, which is the exponential of 3x.
- any positive constant raised to a power.
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Example sentences from the Web for exponential
The numbers are still small, but the growth has been exponential since the first atheist church service was held in January.
Yet the exponential decline in the cost means that the threat posed by the fabrication of lethal bio-pathogens is rising.
This trend will only make more sense as the exponential cost drop continues.
It has annual revenues exceeding $6 billion, an exponential improvement from the 1990s.Onetime Internet Darling Yahoo Now on a Deathwatch|Zachary Karabell|January 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Every tiny ounce of pressure added has an exponential effect.
The energy it would receive from the Sun as it approached, an exponential curve.The Leech|Phillips Barbee
The inevitable outcome is an exponential explosion in computing and networking power.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
It multiplies and surges to its fulfillment at an exponential rate.The Demi-Urge|Thomas Michael Disch