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Synonyms for differential
ˌdɪf əˈrɛn ʃəldif·fer·en·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derived function, derivative, differential coefficient, differential, first derivativenoun

    the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

    differential gear, derivative, first derivative, derivative instrument, differential coefficient, derived function

  2. differentialnoun

    a quality that differentiates between similar things

    differential gear, derivative, first derivative, differential coefficient, derived function

  3. differential gear, differentialadjective

    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

    first derivative, derivative, differential coefficient, differential gear, derived function

  4. differentialadjective

    relating to or showing a difference

    "differential treatment"

  5. differentialadjective

    involving or containing one or more derivatives

    "differential equation"

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  1. differentialadjective


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. differential

    noun Differential diagnosis

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  1. Mikhail Liluashvili:

    There will be more inflows into the Eastern European bond market to exploit the interest rate differential between the euro area and the Eastern European economies.

  2. Baba Faiz:

    Mathematics is not how fast you calculate, rather mathematics is how well you understand. Because a calculator can solve faster than anyone, but is unable to understand the difficult problems of differential calculus and integration.

  3. Patti Perez:

    For me, the biggest message from this, if I were Patti Perez or if I were Patti Perez, is that the days of having layers of structure in place that exacerbate that power differential between an employer and an employee need to kind of go away, i think that especially the new generation of workers that are coming into the workplace, there's just going to be a higher demand for greater transparency.

  4. Mishi Choudhary:

    We are delighted by the regulator's recognition of the irreversible damage that stands to be done to the open Internet by allowing differential pricing.

  5. Lois Zabrocky:

    With the narrow price differential, it doubles the length of time for scrubber payback. Seaways installed scrubbers on our highest-consuming ships and the payback period is likely within 2-3 years.

Translations for differential

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  • отличителен, диференциален, диференциал, разграничителенBulgarian
  • diferenciálníCzech
  • διάφορος, διαφορικός, διαφορικόGreek
  • diferencialSpanish
  • ero, differentiaaliFinnish
  • différentielFrench
  • דיפרנציאלHebrew
  • differenciálHungarian
  • różniczka, różnicowy, różniczkowyPolish
  • дифференциа́льный, дифференциа́лRussian
  • differential, differensSwedish
  • diferansiyelTurkish
  • 微分Chinese

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