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[ek-spoh-nen-shee-ey-shuh n, -spuh-]
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noun Mathematics.
  1. 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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exponentiation in Science


  1. The act of raising a quantity to a power.
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