Definition of exponentiation in English:

exponentiation

Syllabification: ex·po·nen·ti·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌekspəˌnenCHēˈāSHən
 
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noun

Mathematics
The operation of raising one quantity to the power of another.
More example sentences
  • One of the main reasons for including an introduction to modular arithmetic is that the two most popular public key algorithms use modular exponentiation as their basic mathematical process.
  • Computing individual hexadecimal digits using that formula relies on a venerable technique known as the binary algorithm for exponentiation.
  • With ordinals you can do addition, multiplication and exponentiation - even infinitely often - but you can't do subtraction or division, as far as I know.

Derivatives

exponentiate

Pronunciation: /-ˈnenCHēˌāt/
verb
More example sentences
  • The regression coefficient was exponentiated, and we subtracted this value from 1 to obtain the decline rate.
  • Multivariate results are presented in the form of odds ratios, obtained by exponentiating the regression coefficients from logistic models.
  • The transition probabilities of the process can be calculated by exponentiating the rate matrix using standard numerical methods.

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