English
Adjective
Differential (comparative more Differential, superlative most Differential)
- of, or relating to a difference
- dependent on, or making a difference; distinctive
- having differences in speed or direction of motion
- (mathematics) of, or relating to differentiation, or the differential calculus
Noun
Differential (plural Differentials)
- the differential gear in an automobile etc
- a qualitative or quantitative difference between similar or comparable things
- (mathematics) an infinitesimal change in a variable, or the result of differentiation
Derived terms
Thesaurus
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Translations
Adjective
having differences in speed
relating to differentiation or differential calculus
Noun
difference between similar or comparable things
Related terms
Swedish
Noun
Differential c.
- (mechanics) a differential gear
- (mathematics) an infinitesimal change
- (mathematics) the differential operator
Declension
Declension of Differential