exponentially exponentially  /ˌɛk spoʊ ˈnɛn ʃə li/


  • (adv) in an exponential manner


  1. Foreign direct investment is growing exponentially allowing imports to burgeon without normal constraints or restraints.
  2. The number of illegal online products has grown exponentially.


  1. NSS Labs Research Finds SSL Traffic Causes Significant Performance Problems for Next Generation Firewalls

    With SSL Traffic Growing Exponentially Within Enterprises, NGFW Vendors and Enterprises Must Confront Growing Security and Business Implications
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. Sales of '1984' way up after NSA surveillance leak

    Amazon sales of George Orwell’s book “1984” have shot up exponentially since details were revealed about the National Security Agency’s phone and surveillance. The centennial edition of the book, first published in 1949, are up 7,000 percent this month. The work, widely considered one of the all-time best novels, is set in a world with widespread government surveillance.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

  3. A Photographer Turns Dubai Into A Ghost City

    Matthias Heiderich’s portraits of Dubai and Abu Dhabi depict buildings as vivid abstractions. Dubai has grown fast and exponentially from a small fishing village into an international hub. The city, remade into a tourist destination in the '80s, is unlike any other in the world and is growing by the day. Undeterred by the 2008 crash that sent its building boom momentarily reeling and which left ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine


  1. "It was something so unique, because there had never been anything quite like it," said Potts. "We had Lucy and Ethel (on TV previously), but we never had that exponentially expanded, smart, attractive women who read newspapers and had...
    on Oct 26, 2006 By: Annie Potts Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It literally started from one woman's voice ...... and it's exponentially grown," said Dawson, a V-Day board member who was inspired by her mother and grandmother's political activism. "It's about embracing being a female and reclaiming...
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Rosario Dawson Source: Forbes

  3. "I'm absolutely astonished and appalled because the number has grown so exponentially over so short of time with no explanation," said Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who also had pressed the company earlier for sex offender data.
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Forbes

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