of, showing, or depending on a difference; varying according to circumstances or relevant factors
a device which disables the differential of a motor vehicle in slippery conditions to improve grip
a branch of mathematics concerned with the determination, properties, and application of derivatives and differentials
the process of differentiating between two or more conditions which share similar signs or symptoms
an equation involving derivatives of a function or functions
another term for del.
a hoisting device consisting of two drums of different diameters on the same axis and turning at the same rate, so that a line wound on the larger drum and unwound from the smaller drum provides a mechanical advantage in lifting. Also called Chinese windlass
another term for derivative.
an equation containing one or more partial derivatives
a gear allowing a vehicle’s driven wheels to revolve at different speeds in cornering
the branch of mathematics that deals with the finding and properties of derivatives and integrals of functions, by methods originally based on the summation of infinitesimal differences. The two main types are differential calculus and integral calculus