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exponentiation

[ek-spoh-nen-shee-ey-shuh n, -spuh-] /ˌɛk spoʊˌnɛn ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -spə-/
noun, Mathematics
1.
the raising of a number to any given power.
Origin of exponentiation
1900-1905
1900-05; exponenti(al) + -ation, on model of substantiation, differentiation, etc.
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exponentiation
  (ěk'spə-něn'shē-ā'shən)   
The act of raising a quantity to a power.
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