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  Words related to differential

Related / Similar Words: differential gear, derived function, derivative, differential coefficient, first derivative

 

Definition:
  • a 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;
  • a quality that differentiates between similar things;
  • the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx;
  • relating to or showing a difference; "differential treatment";
  • involving or containing one or more derivatives; "differential equation";

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    Hyponyms: curvature, partial derivative, partial

     

    Pertainyms: difference, differentiation

     

     
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