Meaning | An equation containing differentials of a function. |
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Narrower | Maxwell's equations | Four differential equations that summarize classical properties of electromagnetic fields |
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Schrodinger equation, Schrodinger wave equation | The fundamental equation of wave mechanics |

partial differential equation | A differential equation involving a functions of more than one variable |

wave equation | A differential equation that describes the passage of harmonic waves through a medium |

Broader | equation | A mathematical statement that two expressions are equal |
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Spanish | ecuación diferencial |
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Catalan | equació diferencial |
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