Definition of Differentiable

1. Adjective. Possessing a differential coefficient or derivative.

2. Adjective. Capable of being perceived as different. "Differentiable species"
Similar to: Distinguishable

Definition of Differentiable

1. Adjective. (context: calculus not comparable) Having a derivative, said of a function whose domain and codomain are manifolds. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: comparable of multiple items) able to be differentiated, e.g. because they appear different ¹

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Definition of Differentiable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Differentiable

difference equation
difference limen
difference of opinion
difference of two squares
difference threshold
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different light
different strokes
differentiable (current term)
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Literary usage of Differentiable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lectures on the Theory of Functions of Real Variables by James Pierpont (1906)
"»=o *=n The function / is, in this case, said to be a totally differentiable function at a. We call jf_ f, /„ NT the total differential of f at a. ..."

2. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus by William Anthony Granville (1904)
"differentiable functions. From the Theory of Limits it is clear that if the derivative of a function exists for a certain value of the independent variable, ..."

3. Sophus Lie's 1880 Transformation Group Paper by Sophus Lie, Robert Hermann (1975)
"differentiable MANIFOLDS AND VECTOR FIELDS The basic setting will be the ... By a manifold I will mean a Ces differentiable, finite dimensional manifold. ..."

4. Topics in the Geometric Theory of Linear Systems by Robert Hermann (1984)
"REALIZATION THEORY FOR INFINITELY differentiable FUNCTIONS AND THE SPECIAL FUNCTIONS The Special Functions of mathematical physics have many ..."

5. The Theory of Functions of a Real Variable and the Theory of Fourier's Series by Ernest William Hobson (1907)
"THE CONSTRUCTION OF CONTINUOUS NON-differentiable FUNCTIONS. 425. A general method of constructing functions which, although they are continuous, ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"If the quotient of differences Ду/Дх h;tL-a limit when Ax tends to zero,y is a differentiable function of x, and the limit in question is the differential ..."

7. Elementary Real Analysis by Brian S. Thomson, Judith B. Bruckner, Andrew M. Bruckner (2000)
"differentiable functions of one variable have many useful properties. The most fundamental of these is that the tangent line at XQ is a close approximation ..."

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