Definición de exponent en inglés:

exponent

Saltos de línea: ex|po¦nent
Pronunciación: /ɪkˈspəʊnənt
 
, ɛk-/

sustantivo

  • 2 Mathematics A quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression (e.g. 3 in 23 = 2 × 2 × 2).
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    • He was one of the first to use exponents to represent powers and he used mathematics as a model for the natural sciences.
    • Such power laws with exponents close to 2 have been shown for several biopolymers, where the polymer concentration corresponds to that of gel preparation.
    • Although we now think of logarithms as the exponents to which one must raise the base to get the required number, this is a modern way of thinking.
  • 3 Linguistics A linguistic unit that realizes another, more abstract unit.
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    • One approach to these complex verb forms might be to analyse exponents of progressive and perfective aspect (be and have) as modifiers of the bare verb.

Origen

late 16th century (as an adjective in the sense 'expounding'): from Latin exponent- 'putting out', from the verb exponere (see expound).

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