noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
advocator; proponent; advocate.
noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains
noun a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
, p. pr. of exponere
to put out, set forth, expose. See Expound
- (Alg.) A number, letter, or any quantity written on the right hand of and above another quantity, and denoting how many times the latter is repeated as a factor to produce the power indicated; thus a2 denotes the second power, and an the xth power, of a (2 and x being the exponents). A fractional exponent, or index, is used to denote the root of a quantity. Thus, a⅓ denotes the third or cube root of a.
- One who, or that which, stands as an index or representative; as, the leader of a party is the exponent of its principles.
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