exponential » expotential

Variant(s):  expodential,expedential,expidential

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • Methinks it was only this year that i realized that the word is ‘exponential’ and not ‘expotential’ - just imagine the number of essays in my student career where i may have been marked down cos of spelling errors owing to this… (link)
  • Expotential-Type Basis Functions: Single-and Double-Zeta B Function Basis Sets for the Ground States of Neutral Atoms from Z = 2 to Z = 36 (link)
  • Strictly speaking, the trajectory in air is an expotential curve with two asymptotes (Bento, A Course of Instruction in Ordnance and Gunnery, 1862. (per Google Books))

Analyzed or reported by:

  • Gerry C, R H Draney, Evan Kirschenbaum, Adrian Bailey (link)

The Cupertino Effect has also produced several uses of “expedient growth”.

| link | entered by dadge, 2007/06/08 |

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