Meaning of EXPONENT
Pronunciation:   ik'spownunt



Matching Terms:   exponential, exponential curve, exponential decay, exponential equation, exponential expression, exponential function, exponential growth, exponential growth phase, exponential return, exponential series, exponentially, exponentialtime, exponentialtime algorithm, exponentiation

Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   (Or "characteristic") The part of a floatingpoint number specifying the power of ten by which the mantissa should be multiplied. In the common notation, e.g. 3.1E8, the exponent is 8. 

Thesaurus Terms 

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