exponentiation
Pronunciation
  • (GA) enPR: ĕk-spō-nĕn-shē-ā'-shən, IPA: /ˌɛk.spoʊ.ˌnɛn.ʃi.ˈeɪ.ʃən/
Noun

exponentiation

  1. (mathematics, arithmetic) The process of calculating a power by multiplying together a number of equal factors, where the exponent specifies the number of factors to multiply.
    In 54, the factors are all 5, the power is 4 and exponentiation gives the result 625.
  2. (mathematics, arithmetic, countable) A mathematical problem involving exponentiation.
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