differential

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1 differential /ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃəl/ adjective
1 differential
/ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of DIFFERENTIAL
always used before a noun [more differential; most differential] formal
: relating to or based on a difference : treating some people or groups differently from others

— differentially

adverb
2 differential /ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃəl/ noun
plural differentials
2 differential
/ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃəl/
noun
plural differentials
Learner's definition of DIFFERENTIAL
[count]
: a difference between people or things
technical : a gear or an arrangement of gears in a vehicle that allows one wheel to turn faster than another when the vehicle is going around a curve
called also differential gear
see picture at car
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