## Look up: differential

1. differential
Type: Term Pronunciation: dif′ĕr-en′shăl Definitions: 1. Relating to, or characterized by, a difference; distinguishing.
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2. Differential
The section of the drivetrain that divides or distributes power to the wheels.
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3. differential
[adj] - (mathematics) involving or containing one or more derivatives 2. [adj] - relating to or showing a difference 3. [n] - a quality that differentiates between similar things
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4. Differential
Transmission part located between the gearbox and wheels. The differential allows a speed difference between left and right wheels or between front and rear axles to avoid wheels scrubbing.
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5. Differential
A set of mechanical gears that eqaulises the power between the left and right drive wheels, particularly when cornering, when the outside wheel travels further than the inside wheel
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6. Differential
For an on/off controller, it refers to the temperature difference between the temperature at which the controller turns heat off and the temperature at which the heat is turned back on. It is expressed in degrees.
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7. Differential
Dif`fer·en'tial adjective [ Confer French différentiel .] 1. Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential
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8. Differential
Dif`fer·en'tial noun 1. (Math.) An increment, usually an indefinitely small one, which is given to a variable quantity. » According to the more modern writers upon the differential and integral calculus, if two or more quantities are...
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9. differential
1. Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential rate. 'For whom he produced differential favors.' (Motley) ... 2. <mathematics> Of or pertaining to a differential, or to differentia...
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10. differential
adjective relating to or showing a difference; `differential treatment`
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1. differential
noun a quality that differentiates between similar things
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2. Differential
• (a.) Of or pertaining to a differential, or to differentials. • (n.) An increment, usually an indefinitely small one, which is given to a variable quantity. • (a.) Relating to differences of motion or leverage; producing effects by such differences; said of mechanism. • (a.) Re...
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3. differential
in mathematics, an expression based on the derivative of a function, useful for approximating certain values of the function. The derivative of a ... [1 related articles]
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4. Differential
[infinitesimal] In calculus, a differential is traditionally an infinitesimally small change in a variable. For example, if x is a variable, then a change in the value of x is often denoted Δx (or δx when this change is considered to be small). The differential dx represents such a change,...
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5. Differential
[mathematics] In mathematics, the term differential has several meanings. ==Basic notions== ==Differential geometry== The notion of a differential motivates several concepts in differential geometry (and differential topology). ==Algebraic geometry== Differentials are also important in algeb...
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6. Differential
[mechanical device] Non-automotive uses of differentials include performing analog arithmetic. Two of the differential`s three shafts are made to rotate through angles that represent (are proportional to) two numbers, and the angle of the third shaft`s rotation represents the sum or differen...
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7. differential
A term such as dx used in an expression such as ydx - xdy to denote first-order small changes in the variable. Differentiation is the method by which a differential is found.
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8. differential
differential, in the automobile, a set of gears used on the driving (usually rear) axle. The two wheels on the driving axle must be interconnected in order to receive their energy from the same source, the driving shaft; at the same time they must be free to revolve at different speeds when necessar...

9. differential
Arrangement of gears in the final drive of a vehicle's transmission system that allows the driving wheels to turn at different speeds when cornering. The differential consists of sets of bevel gears and pinions within a cage attached to the crown wheel. When cornering, the bevel pinions rotate to......
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10. Differential
[calculus] Faculty of Parsons The New School for Design ...
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11. differential
1) Inequality 2) Quality
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