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exponentiation

[ ek-spoh-nen-shee-ey-shuhn, -spuh- ]
/ ˌɛk spoʊˌnɛn ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -spə- /
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noun Mathematics.
the raising of a number to any given power.
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Origin of exponentiation

1900–05; exponenti(al) + -ation, on model of substantiation, differentiation, etc.
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Scientific definitions for exponentiation

exponentiation
[ ĕk′spə-nĕn′shē-āshən ]

The act of raising a quantity to a power.
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