exponent exponent  /ˈɛk ˌspoʊ nənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
  2. (n) someone who expounds and interprets or explains
  3. (n) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The designer and chief exponent of this aggressive, high-pressure tennis is California's Jake Kramer.
  2. In the '60s, Atlantic was the top exponent of both Brill Building pop and Muscle Shoals soul.
  3. What we see among leading exponent companies of CSR are really innovative solutions to local business-related problems.

News

  • Bacon leaving RHS for Central

    Former Reedley High football head coach Myles Bacon is leaving RHS and will rejoin another former Pirate – Justin Garza – at Central High School. Garza told The Exponent recently that Bacon will help coach the Grizzlies' wide receivers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Reedley Exponent

Quotes

  1. Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis added: "You realise what a fantastic legend we've lost, the like of which we can't really replace. As an exponent of song and dance, no-one came close."
    on Jun 26, 2009 By: Michael Eavis Source: BBC News

  2. "Mohanlal, great exponent of his art and craft, one of the finest actors of the country, from Kerala and Malayalam cinema had come over to finalize dates and schedules for the film he is making directed by Capt Ravi," Amitabh posted on his blog....
    on Apr 17, 2010 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Times of India

  3. Unveiling Phalke's potrait, chief guest of the day director Yash Chopra said, "Dadasaheb was an exponent of film making. One cannot forget that he laid the foundation of the industry and it is because of him that the industry is progressing today by...
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Yash Chopra Source: Hindu

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