Synonyms and Antonyms for differential

1. differential (n.)

the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx


2. differential (adj.)

relating to or showing a difference


3. differential (n.)

a bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves


4. differential (n.)

a quality that differentiates between similar things

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5. differential (adj.)

involving or containing one or more derivatives