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  • n. 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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