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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexponentialex‧po‧nen‧tial /ˌekspəˈnenʃəl◂/ adjective technical  1 exponential growth/increase etc2 HMusing a small number or letter slightly above and to the right of a number or letter that shows how many times a quantity is to be multiplied by itselfexponentially adverb
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exponentialThis would produce exponential curves, which do not fit the data, particularly in the first 3 months after radiotherapy.The liquid emptying plots were all straight lines and were fitted to a single exponential function by an iterative least squares method.However, the fraction of light absorbed is an exponential function of the pigment concentration in a leaf of a given thickness.Most market professionals agree that the tax-deferred funds are a major force behind the exponential growth in stock prices.If only passive properties determine the pressure elastic modulus, an exponential increase would have been expected.Claude has suggested that there is an exponential relationship between the number of tight junctional strands and transepithelial resistance.