# Differential synonyms

dĭf'ə-rĕn'shəl
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A certain arrangement of gears (epicyclic train) connecting two axles in the same line and dividing the driving force between them, but allowing one axle to turn faster than the other: it is used in the driving axles of automobiles to permit a difference in axle speeds when making turns
(Calculus) Of a function, another function, the value of which for any value of the independent variable is the instantaneous rate of change of the given function at that value of the independent variable.
In calculus, the slope of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point on the curve. Since a curve represents a function, its derivative can also be thought of as the rate of change of the corresponding function at the given point. Derivatives are computed using differentiation.
the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
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