HyperDic: differential

English > 5 senses of the word differential:
ADJECTIVEpertdifferentialrelating to or showing a difference
pertdifferentialinvolving or containing one or more derivatives
NOUNcognitiondifferential, derived function, derivative, differential coefficient, first derivativethe result of mathematical differentiation
attributedifferentiala quality that differentiates between similar things
artifactdifferential, differential geara bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds
differential > pronunciation
Soundsdih.fereh'nchahl; dih.fereh'nshahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > differential: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or showing a difference.
Example"differential treatment"
Spanishdiferencial
Catalandiferencial
Nounsdifferencethe quality of being unlike or dissimilar
differencea significant change
differentiala quality that differentiates between similar things
Adverbsdifferentiallyin a differential manner
English > differential: 5 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningInvolving or containing one or more derivatives.
Example"differential equation"
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Spanishdiferencial
Catalandiferencial
Nounsdifferentialthe result of mathematical differentiation
differentiationthe mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function
English > differential: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx.
Synonymsderived function, derivative, differential coefficient, first derivative
NarrowercurvatureThe rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve
partial derivative, partialThe derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
Broadercalculation, computation, figuring, reckoningproblem solving that involves numbers or quantities
Spanishderivada, diferencial, función derivada
Catalanderivada, diferencial
Adjectivesdifferentialinvolving or containing one or more derivatives
English > differential: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA quality that differentiates between similar things.
BroaderdifferenceThe quality of being unlike or dissimilar
Spanishdiferencial
Catalandiferencial
Adjectivesdifferentialrelating to or showing a difference
English > differential: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves.
Synonymdifferential gear
Broaderbevel gear, pinion and crown wheel, pinion and ring geargears that mesh at an angle
Spanishdiferencial
Catalandiferencial

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