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- n. The growth in the value of a quantity, in which the rate of growth is proportional to the instantaneous value of the quantity; for example, when the value has doubled, the rate of increase will also have doubled. The rate may be positive or negative.
- n. Very rapid growth.
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Plotted out on graph paper, exponential growth is parabolic.
Plotted out on semi-logarithmic graph paper, exponential growth results in a straight line.