exponential exponential  /ˌɛk spoʊ ˈnɛn tʃəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
  2. (adj) of or involving exponents

Usage(s):

  1. Nor has the rapidity of achievement--with the linear progress of yesterday succumbing to exponential acceleration--stretched it to the breaking point.
  2. You have what I call a geometric or exponential increase in risks.
  3. Their exponential growth is a symptom of the larger problem of wasteful spending, but blaming the earmark process for wasteful spending is like blaming the Internet for porn.

News

  1. Mental health issues creating a strain

    It’s the young ones who get to Shari Busch — the young men who come to Williston looking for work, some chasing a dream, and end up a statistic in a city that has seen exponential growth in the wake o
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Williston Herald

  2. Instagram is a Gift that Keeps on Giving for Hotel Marketers | blog.vfmleonardo.com

    With the exponential growth in mobile/tablet usage and the proven value of visual storytelling, photography has more impact than ever to increase direct bookings on hotel websites. There are many ways to create new imagery, but Instagram is one of the best for a variety of reasons. Instagram makes anyone a professional photographer. It's not always great in low light conditions, but otherwise it ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Hospitality Net

  3. Exponential Ensemble Coming to Guilford

    Head to the Guilford Community Center for a chance to not only be entertained by talented musical performances, but to learn something, too. The Exponential Ensemble, a woodwind group...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Guilford Courier

Quotes

  1. "We are now in the steep part of the exponential trajectory of information technologies in a broad variety of fields, including health, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence," said Kurzweil in a statement. "It is only these accelerating...
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Ray Kurzweil Source: Computerworld

  2. "I feel like it's an elevation, a promotion, because it recognizes ...... the exponential growth of the commissions," Hartmann said.
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Thomas Hartmann Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We've helped each other through our foundations," Agassi said. "We realized as much as we can effect (change) individually, you can effect more profoundly collectively. It's an exponential message."
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Andre Agassi Source: Forbes

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