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Definitions of differential:
  • noun:   a quality that differentiates between similar things
  • noun:   a bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves
  • noun:   the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
  • adjective:   relating to or showing a difference
    Example: "Differential treatment"
  • adjective:   involving or containing one or more derivatives
    Example: "Differential equation"

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