[ ek-spoh-nen-shee-ey-shuhn, -spuh- ]
/ ˌɛk spoʊˌnɛn ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -spə- /
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the raising of a number to any given power.
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Scientific definitions for exponentiation
[ ĕk′spə-nĕn′shē-ā′shən ]
The act of raising a quantity to a power.
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