Synonyms for differentiation

Synonyms for (noun) differentiation

Synonyms: differentiation

Definition: the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function

Similar words: operation, mathematical operation, mathematical process

Definition: (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

Usage: the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation; they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic


Synonyms: differentiation, distinction

Definition: a discrimination between things as different and distinct

Usage: it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation

Similar words: secernment, discrimination

Definition: the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished


Synonyms: specialisation, specialization, differentiation

Definition: (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function

Usage: cell differentiation in the developing embryo

Similar words: adaptation, adaption, adjustment

Definition: the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)