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Definition of "differential" []

  • Of, relating to, or showing a difference. (adjective)
  • Constituting or making a difference; distinctive. (adjective)
  • Dependent on or making use of a specific difference or distinction. (adjective)
  • Mathematics Of or relating to differentiation. (adjective)
  • Involving differences in speed or direction of motion. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "differential" in a sentence
  • "This leads me to suspect that the cost differential is due to:"
  • "I would say that the least promising source of the differential is valued added from college education."
  • "But at least price differential is better reflection of the respective quality of both wines then very close RP score."