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Definitions of exponent:

part of speech: noun

He or that which points out, or represents: ( alg.) a figure which shows how often a quantity is to be multiplied by itself, as a²: an index.

part of speech: noun

In arith. or alg., the number or figure placed at the upper part on the right of a figure or letter to indicate the power to which it is to be raised, thus, b2, 32- or the root of a quantity, thus, b1/ 2, 31/ 2; the representative of a party; one who expounds the views of another.

part of speech: noun

A figure that shows how often a quantity is to be multiplied by itself, as, an; one who explains the principles of something.

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