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exponent

<programming> (Or "characteristic") The part of a floating-point number specifying the power of ten by which the mantissa should be multiplied. In the common notation, e.g. 3.1E8, the exponent is 8.

(1995-02-27)

 


Nearby terms: explicit type conversion exploit Exploratory Data Analysis exponent exponential exponential-time exponential-time algorithm
 

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