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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. Chuck Jones:

    We haven't given up the fight yet, but Carrier has pretty well indicated that the wage differential is too great and there's not much we can do.

  2. Tommy Xie:

    There is no urgency for China to maintain its favourable yield differential against the United States as capital outflow and currency stability is no longer the key concern for China at the moment, with U.S.-China trade war looming, a slightly weaker yuan may be in China's favour.

  3. Laurent Frings:

    Senior holding company debt is still difficult for banks to issue, the differential between opco and holdco senior is around 50bp right now but that number can be quite volatile. We saw it with Credit Suisse when they had to pull a deal - you need the right window and sentiment to get these trades done.

  4. An Australian origination manager:

    For many Australian corporations, Green bonds are a good fit because they have natural green assets that can be ring-fenced for these instruments, as far as pricing is concerned, I do not expect a differential to develop between Green and standard bonds with the growth of the Green market likely to happen naturally as more investors participate in a widening array of Green-specific projects.

  5. Clifford Truesdell:

    How did Biot arrive at the partial differential equation? [the heat conduction equation] . . . Perhaps Laplace gave Biot the equation and left him to sink or swim for a few years in trying to derive it. That would have been merely an instance of the way great mathematicians since the very beginnings of mathematical research have effortlessly maintained their superiority over ordinary mortals.

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  • диференциален, диференциал, разграничителен, отличителенBulgarian
  • diferenciálníCzech
  • διαφορικό, διαφορικός, διάφοροςGreek
  • diferencialSpanish
  • ero, differentiaaliFinnish
  • différentielFrench
  • דיפרנציאלHebrew
  • differenciálHungarian
  • różniczka, różniczkowy, różnicowyPolish
  • дифференциа́льный, дифференциа́лRussian
  • differens, differentialSwedish
  • diferansiyelTurkish
  • 微分Chinese

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