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differentiable

[dif-uh-ren-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l] /ˌdɪf əˈrɛn ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being differentiated.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; differenti(ate) + -able
Related forms
differentiability, noun
nondifferentiable, adjective
undifferentiable, adjective
undifferentiably, adverb
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Examples from the web for differentiable
  • Quantum physics says that on an atomic level, forward events are not differentiable from reverse events.
  • Space-time may not be smooth and differentiable, except in approximation, but it is almost certainly continuous.
  • The field equations represent a continuously differentiable curve from the singularity all the way to infinity.
  • For predictable applications, models of dynamic characteristics have a convex and differentiable profile.
  • We show that these functions are twice continuously differentiable and concave throughout the interior of this domain.
British Dictionary definitions for differentiable

differentiable

/ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃɪəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being differentiated
2.
(maths) possessing a derivative
Derived Forms
differentiability, noun
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