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### English Definitions

N

distinguishing characteristics (especially in different species of a genus)

possessing a differential coefficient or derivative

**differentia**ble

capable of being perceived as different

**differentia**l

N

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

**differentia**l

N

a quality that differentiates between similar things

**differentia**l

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

**differentia**l

relating to or showing a difference

**differentia**l

involving or containing one or more derivatives

N

an analog computer designed to solve differential equations

N

counting the number of specific types of white blood cells found in 1 cubic millimeter of blood; may be included as part of a complete blood count

N

the part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential

N

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

N

the increase or decrease in costs as a result of one more or one less unit of output

N

a systematic method of diagnosing a disorder (e.g., headache) that lacks unique symptoms or signs

N

an equation containing differentials of a function

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

N

the smallest change in stimulation that a person can detect

N

the branch of psychology that studies measurable differences between individuals

N

the smallest change in stimulation that a person can detect

**differentia**te

V

mark as different

**differentia**te

V

be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense

**differentia**te

V

calculate a derivative; take the derivative

**differentia**te

V

become different during development

**differentia**te

V

evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

**differentia**te

V

become distinct and acquire a different character

made different (especially in the course of development) or shown to be different

**differentia**ted

exhibiting biological specialization; adapted during development to a specific function or environment

**differentia**tion

N

a discrimination between things as different and distinct

**differentia**tion

N

the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function

**differentia**tion

N

(biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function

N

a person who (or that which) differentiates

English Definitions from WordNet 3.0

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