Synonyms:
differential
Meaning: relating to or showing a difference; "differential treatment"
noun
meaning of the word
Synonyms:
derived_function, derivative, differential_coefficient, differential, first_derivative
Meaning: the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
Usage examples
Simpson has almost completed the differential magnetic cave next door.
A relay thus wound is known as a differential relay--more generally called a neutral relay.
And cutting out a blouse by differential calculus is weary, uphill work for a high-school teacher.
I cut out half her clothes for her; her own ideas were almost entirely limited to differential calculus.
You do not refuse to engage in the automobile business because the carburetor and the differential are words of four syllables.
Thus far we have referred to two systems, one the neutral or differential duplex, and the other the combination of the neutral and polar relays, making a diplex system.
Some years later, when his method of fluxions was published, another and a worse controversy arose--this time with Leibnitz, who had also independently invented the differential calculus.
It must be borne in mind, however, in considering a duplex system, that a differential relay is used AT EACH END of the line and forms part of the circuit; and that while each relay must be absolutely unresponsive to the signals SENT OUT FROM ITS HOME OFFICE, it must respond to signals transmitted by a DISTANT OFFICE.