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Definition of "exponentiation" [exponentiation]

  • Mathematics The act of raising a quantity to a power. (noun)

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 "exponentiation" in a sentence
  • "So in the special case when the order of is a power of 2, we can compute the order using only on exponentiation, which is computationally feasible for the orders of magnitude we are considering."
  • "Here in one lovely equation are the five most important numbers in all of mathematics, and the three most fundamental operators: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation."
  • "So off I go to Google largest numbers and we are learning about googol, googolplex, Graham's number, large number notation, exponentiation, tetration."
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