Differential
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Definition of the noun differential
What does differential mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: differentials
- the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of differential: derivative / derived function / differential coefficient / first derivative
- more generic words: calculation / computation / figuring / reckoning = problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
- more specific terms:
- curvature = the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve
- partial derivative / partial = the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
- a quality that differentiates between similar things
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- more generic word: difference = the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
- 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
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of differential: differential gear
- more generic terms: bevel gear / pinion and crown wheel / pinion and ring gear = gears that mesh at an angle
Alternative definition of the noun differential
noun
- the differential gear in an automobile etc
- a qualitative or quantitative difference between similar or comparable things
- [mathematics] an infinitesimal change in a variable, or the result of differentiation
Specialised definition of the noun differential
Glossary of sports / motorsports
the final link in the drive train, which transmits power to the wheels
Definition of the adjective differential
What does differential mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective
- relating to or showing a difference
- example: differential treatment
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
- involving or containing one or more derivatives
- example: differential equation
- domain: math / mathematics / maths
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
Alternative definition of the adjective differential
adjective
- of, or relating to a difference
- dependent on, or making a difference; distinctive
- having differences in speed or direction of motion
- [mathematics] of, or relating to differentiation, or the differential calculus
Music
- "Differential" is a composition.
- music by Andy Pitman & Simon Huxtable
- "Differential" a.k.a. "Monochrome Rust / Differential" is a musical album of Bernhard Günter.
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Miscellanea
Differential: The term differential is used in calculus to refer to an infinitesimal change in some varying quantity. For example, if x is a variable, then a change in the value of x is often denoted Δx. The differential dx represents an infinitely small change in the variable x. The idea of an infinitely small or infinitely slow change is extremely useful intuitively, and there are a number of ways to make the notion mathematically precise.
Phrases with Differential
Phrases starting with the word Differential:
- differential cost
- differential gear
- differential limen
- Differential Medium
- differential analyzer
- differential calculus
- differential equation
- Differential geometry
- Differential topology
- differential diagnosis
- differential threshold
- differential psychology
- differential blood count
- differential coefficient
- Differential Grasshopper
- Differential thermal analysis
Other phrases containing the word Differential:
- Delay differential equation
- partial differential equation
- Ordinary differential equation
- Stochastic differential equation
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Differential
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Dictionary of Financial Risk Management (1999)
by Gary L. Gastineau, Mark P. Kritzman
An option on the forward interest rate differential (DIFF) between comparable instruments denominated in different currencies. (2) A spread or outperformance option with a payout linked to the ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)
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and its differential is the first term ph. In conformity with this definition, the differential of the variable x itself will be its increment A, which, because of its ...
Encyclopaedia of Mathematics, Supplement III (2001)
by Michiel Hazewinkel
Furthermore, the differential operator and the supplementary conditions are decoupled. Through a simple and systematic algorithm, which treats the differential operator and supplementary conditions with similar machinery, this technique ...
The Mathematics Dictionary (1992)
by R.C. James, Glenn James
Differential 119 Differential For a function f(x, y) of two variables, df df df=—dx+— dy. dx dy The function / is differentiable at (x, y) if, for any e > 0, there is a S > 0 such that if Ax and Ay are numbers with |A;r| and |Ay| each less than S, then ...
Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering (1999)
by Phillip A. Laplante
differential length vector joint velocity vector to the r < m components of the velocity vector v of concern for the specific task. Here n denotes number of degrees of mobility of the structure, m is the number of operational space variables, and r is ...
CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition (2002)
by Eric W. Weisstein
Differentiable Manifold Differentiable Manifold SMOOTH MANIFOLD Differential A ONE-FORM.
See also INTEGRAL CALCULUS Differential Equation An equation which involves the DERIVATIVES of a function as well as the function ...
Encyclopedia of Juvenile Violence (2007)
by Laura L. Finley
DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION THEORY DIFFERENTIAL IDENTIFICATION THEORY. Differential identification theory is a learning theory of crime, first introduced in 1956 by Daniel Glaser as an extension to Edwin Sutherland's ...
Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering: Abe-Las, pages 1-1024 (2003)
by Ronald G. Driggers
The broadband differential target-to-background radiance is calculated for some given target temperature and background temperature [''•2 AL,gt ...
Mathematical Dictionary and Cyclopedia of Mathematical Science (1872)
Comprising Definitions of All the Terms Employed in Mathematics - an Analysis of Each Branch, and of the Whole, as Forming a Single Science by Charles Davies
By some the differential is considered infinitely small, ...
The VNR Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics (2012)
by W. Gellert
Preliminary survey Basic concepts Differential equation. If a relation exists between a function of one or more variables and some of its derivatives, in the form of an equation in which the independent variables can also occur, then one speaks ...
The universal etymological English dictionary (1731)
by Nathan Bailey
DIFFERENTIAL£w<aiwy [in the higher Geometry] an infinitely smill quantity, or puticle of a ...
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Video language resources about Differential
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- Calculus- differential definition
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- Differential thermal analysis Meaning
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- Differential gear Meaning
Video shows what differential gear means. An arrangement of bevel gears permitting the rotation of two shafts at two different speeds whilst supplying the same ...
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- Differential structures: Definition and classification - Lec 07 - Frederic Schuller
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Quotes about Differential
There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives. (David Brin)
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Scrabble value of D_{2}I_{1}F_{4}F_{4}E_{1}R_{1}E_{1}N_{1}T_{1}I_{1}A_{1}L_{1}
The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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