## differential vs deferential

differential deferential

### Definitions

• 1) mathematics an infinitesimal change in a variable, or the result of differentiation
• 2) mathematics an infinitesimal change in a variable, or the result of differentiation
• 3) a qualitative or quantitative difference between similar or comparable things
• 4) the differential gear in an automobile etc
• 5) A differential gear.
• 6) The product of the derivative of a function of one variable and the increment of the independent variable.
• 7) A difference between comparable things, as in wage rate or in price.
• 8) An infinitesimal increment in a variable.
• 9) (Math.) An increment, usually an indefinitely small one, which is given to a variable quantity.
• 10) A small difference in rates which competing railroad lines, in establishing a common tariff, allow one of their number to make, in order to get a fair share of the business. The lower rate is called a differential rate. Differentials are also sometimes granted to cities.
• 11) A form of conductor used for dividing and distributing the current to a series of electric lamps so as to maintain equal action in all.
• 12) (Math.) the differential of a function of two or more variables, when only one of the variables receives an increment.
• 13) (Math.) the differential of a function of two or more variables, when only one of the variables receives an increment.
• 14) (Math.) the differential of a function of two or more variables, when each of the variables receives an increment. The total differential of the function is the sum of all the partial differentials.
• 15) (Math.) the differential of a function of two or more variables, when each of the variables receives an increment. The total differential of the function is the sum of all the partial differentials.
• 16) (Math.) An increment, usually an indefinitely small one, which is given to a variable quantity.
• 17) One of two coils of conducting wire so related to one another or to a magnet or armature common to both, that one coil produces polar action contrary to that of the other.
• 18) the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
• 19) A logarithmic tangent.
• 20) In boil., a morphological difference; a distinction or distinctive characteristic of form or structure: correlated with equivalent.
• 21) In math.: An infinitesimal difference between two values of a variable quantity.
• 22) having differences in speed or direction of motion
• 23) of, or relating to a difference
• 24) mathematics of, or relating to differentiation, or the differential calculus
• 25) mathematics of, or relating to differentiation, or the differential calculus
• 26) dependent on, or making a difference; distinctive
• 27) Mathematics Of or relating to differentiation.
• 28) Constituting or making a difference; distinctive.
• 29) Dependent on or making use of a specific difference or distinction.
• 30) Mathematics Of or relating to differentiation.
• 31) Of, relating to, or showing a difference.
• 32) Involving differences in speed or direction of motion.
• 33) Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special
• 34) a windlass whose barrel has two parts of different diameters. The hoisting rope winds upon one part as it unwinds from the other, and a pulley sustaining the weight to be lifted hangs in the bight of the rope. It is an ancient example of a differential motion.
• 35) (Elec.) a galvanometer having two coils or circuits, usually equal, through which currents passing in opposite directions are measured by the difference of their effect upon the needle.
• 36) a train of toothed wheels, usually an epicyclic train, so arranged as to constitute a differential motion.
• 37) (Math.) Of or pertaining to a differential, or to differentials.
• 38) (Mach.) A hoisting pulley to which power is applied through a differential gearing.
• 39) a compound screw by which a motion is produced equal to the difference of the motions of the component screws.
• 40) (Math.) See under Calculus.
• 41) a thermometer usually with a U-shaped tube terminating in two air bulbs, and containing a colored liquid, used for indicating the difference between the temperatures to which the two bulbs are exposed, by the change of position of the colored fluid, in consequence of the different expansions of the air in the bulbs. A graduated scale is attached to one leg of the tube.
• 42) a form of slip coupling used in light machinery to regulate at pleasure the velocity of the connected shaft.
• 43) a mechanism in which a simple differential combination produces such a change of motion or force as would, with ordinary compound arrangements, require a considerable train of parts. It is used for overcoming great resistance or producing very slow or very rapid motion.
• 44) (Mech.) Relating to differences of motion or leverage; producing effects by such differences; said of mechanism.
• 45) (Math.) See under Calculus.
• 46) (Mach.) A hoisting pulley to which power is applied through a differential gearing.
• 47) (Math.) Of or pertaining to a differential, or to differentials.
• 48) (Mech.) Relating to differences of motion or leverage; producing effects by such differences; said of mechanism.
• 49) (Polit. Econ.) duties which are not imposed equally upon the same products imported from different countries.
• 50) (Polit. Econ.) duties which are not imposed equally upon the same products imported from different countries.
• 51) (Elec.) a galvanometer having two coils or circuits, usually equal, through which currents passing in opposite directions are measured by the difference of their effect upon the needle.
• 52) the limit of the ratio of the increment of a function of a variable to the increment of the variable itself, when these increments are made indefinitely small.
• 53) involving or containing one or more derivatives
• 54) In mech.: So constructed that the resulting motion is the algebraic sum of two unequal motions in opposite directions.
• 55) In mathematics, pertaining to a differential or differentials, or to mathematical processes in which they are employed.
• 56) Making or exhibiting a difference or distinction; discriminating; distinguishing; special.
• 57) Having differing velocities, as automobile driving-shafts when rounding corners and curves, and rollers for grinding grain.
• 58) Selective; having different effects upon different kinds of material: as, differential weathering.
• 59) Having or exhibiting a difference.

### Definitions

• 1) respectful and considerate; showing deference
• 2) anatomy of, or relating to the vas deferens
• 3) anatomy of, or relating to the vas deferens
• 4) Marked by or exhibiting deference.
• 5) Expressing deference; accustomed to defer.
• 6) showing deference
• 7) In anatomy, conveying away or carrying off; specifically, pertaining to the vas deferens, or deferent duct of the testes.
• 8) Expressing or characterized by deference; respectful in manner.

### Examples

• 1) Why not tax employers who let wage differentials sprawl?
• 2) Pay differentials quoted in the report are also very misleading.
• 3) It was there that he began work on his first book on partial differential equations.
• 4) We can therefore think of the forward premium as being determined by the interest differential.
• 5) It also has an electronic differential that distributes torque power between the rear wheels.
• 6) The empirical research on this issue tends to confirm that relative wage differentials affect labour migration.
• 7) Pay differentials between the boardroom and workers have ballooned.
• 8) It involves all sorts of differential equations which cannot be handled simply rationally.
• 9) For both reasons there is a rise in interest differentials in favor of the deficit country.
• 10) Head teachers are reluctant to have differential pay in subjects because they can run into problems.
• 11) But there are still no changes in the pay differentials after the law came in.
• 12) This entire generation of footballers get it in the neck for their conspicuous inability to solve differential equations.
• 13) They will also include workers who earn more than this but who will be paid more by their employers to maintain differentials.
• 14) Companies should be made to publish the pay differentials between the top earners and the bottom and median wage in their firms.
• 15) The differential is maintained throughout the Wales household.
• 16) The pay differential tends to have more of an effect on younger couples, the study found.
• 17) People don't resent pay differentials if they can see the reason for them.
• 18) He undoubtedly has been told that a rise in the minimum wage will push up other wages as employers find it necessary to restore wage differentials.
• 19) Similarly, anthropologists often speak of an urban as opposed to a rural lower class although the quantitative power differentials between the two may be minimal.
• 20) They do not solve, say, differential equations in any formal way.
• 21) He obtained his PhD in 1964 for a thesis on partial differential equations.
• 22) Everyone can find a job that is equally satisfying: there are no problems over wage differentials, because there are no wages.
• 23) Companies are expected to take a further 234 million hit by maintaining the wage differential for those Just above the minimum wage at present.
• 24) A stale odour of inevitability seeps from the disputes about wage differentials at Manchester City.
• 25) The Nail-Biters The World Series teams since 1995 that had the smallest win differential in the first two rounds of the postseason.
• 26) This contradicts one of baseball's well-respected analytical statistics called Pythagorean Expectation, a measure developed by stat guru Bill James that says a team's run differential is a good determinant for what its winning percentage should be.
• 27) To give a personal example, I did extremely poorly in differential equations courses in engineering, and did so-so in other math courses.
• 28) Put me down as another Pell Grant recipient who has returned several times the value of the grants in differential taxes (i.e. additional taxes paid due to the difference in income between my professional salary and the dead-end job I would probably have had I not gone to college.)
• 29) The true differential is that the so-called “right to vote” is actaully [sic] a privilege conferred on the individual by the soceity/government [sic].
• 30) In what way did my doing poorly in differential equations — or for that matter doing extremely well in computer programming or nuclear engineering or whatever — relate to the skills needed to succeed in law school?
• 31) I would say that the least promising source of the differential is valued added from college education.
• 32) This leads me to suspect that the cost differential is due to:
• 33) But at least price differential is better reflection of the respective quality of both wines then very close RP score.
• 34) The true differential is that the so-called “right to vote” is actaully a privilege conferred on the individual by the soceity/government.
• 35) ‘This seems realistic as we have no evidence to suggest that management of risk factors may have differential benefit according to ethnic origin.’
• 36) ‘This emphasizes isoform-specific functions in relation to tissue water permeation or growth as well as differential responses to varying extents of the same abiotic stressor.’
• 37) ‘These differential effects did not depend on the child's age or parents' level of education.’
• 38) ‘Differences in abiotic factors such as differential effects of glaciation and sea-level changes on land and in the sea may also greatly influence biogeographic patterns.’
• 39) ‘Moreover, the differential rates of risk factors predict a future increase in morbidity and mortality among underserved and disenfranchised groups.’
• 40) ‘Thus, it appears that this relationship is accounted for by factors other than differential rates of incarceration or child welfare involvement.’
• 41) ‘Prevention and intervention strategies, in order to be inclusive, will need to be mindful of the differential contributions of these factors in the lives of girls.’
• 42) ‘Another factor in this differential growth rate was out-migration from the South.’
• 43) ‘At present, it is unclear why there is a differential requirement for such factors.’
• 44) ‘The fact that nesting success was unrelated to features of the nest site excludes the influence of weather as major factor leading to differential success among macrohabitats.’
• 45) ‘Because I'm venturing outside my own area of work, and because time is short, I won't review all of the social factors producing differential success of men and women.’
• 46) ‘Changes in an explanatory variable will have differential impacts, depending on the category.’
• 47) ‘After donation, all the blood is divided into its constituent parts by a 3,000-revolution per minute centrifuge according to differential density.’
• 48) ‘This evidence, together with evidence of differential rates according to day and time of week, explain why local and regional policing and other crime prevention efforts need to focus on injury as well as offending.’
• 49) ‘Tests for interaction or trend, however, did not suggest differential benefits according to smoking habit in either trial.’
• 50) ‘Such centres are subject to their own forms of social and spatial ordering, such as differential occupation and use of space according to factors such as age and gender.’
• 51) ‘I also want to make it clear that the literature is not completely consistent in the failure to find patterns of results which support the differential impact of sentences that vary in severity.’
• 52) ‘The first issue is that nongenetic factors can produce patterns of differential fitness, and create the illusion of local adaptation.’
• 53) ‘The differential expression of mammalian genes depending on the sex of the parent from which they are inherited is known as genomic imprinting.’
• 54) ‘Consequently, sprinkled through the book are references to differential effects of television, depending on class.’
• 55) ‘Fluorescence emission can provide a possible method to separate tissue constituents based on differential spectral features.’
• 56) ‘Not only offering the means to achieving differential gradations of colour and opacity, the process can also achieve true colour reproduction of photographs and complex graphics.’
• 57) ‘By proteograph analysis, none of these met the criteria as differential features between the two cell types, yet many of these proteins will have key roles in fundamental breast biology.’
• 58) ‘We then detail implemented measures that take into account common and differential features between words.’
• 59) ‘At Zurich, in addition to his work on set theory he also worked on differential geometry, number theory, probability theory and the foundations of mathematics.’
• 60) ‘This ‘index theorem’ had antecedents in algebraic geometry and led to important new links between differential geometry, topology and analysis.’
• 61) ‘His second area of work was on differential geometry in particular the theory of quadratic differential quantics.’
• 62) ‘He worked on quadratic differential forms and mechanics.’
• 63) ‘He contributed substantially to topology, differential geometry and complex analytic geometry.’
• 64) ‘Shifts in the field of view directly affected displacement output, but density increment and strain, being differential quantities, were unaffected.’
• 65) ‘A differential amplifier was used for signal amplification.’
• 66) ‘Rail-to-rail input common mode range differential amplifier that operates with very low rail-to-rail voltages’
• 67) ‘The signals from the Na + selective and voltage barrels were measured and simultaneously subtracted by the high impedance differential amplifier.’
• 68) ‘A differential amplifier calculates a difference between the reference signal and the output signal from the sample and hold circuit.’
• 69) ‘The differential amplifier further includes first and second load devices coupled to the first and second collector regions.’
• 70) ‘Each member of a pair of coils that sense the same component of the transmitted field is connected to a different input of a differential amplifier.’
• 71) ‘A differential amplifier with a band-pass up to 20 Hz was used to increase immunity to noise.’
• 72) ‘Rather than measure temperature directly, a differential radiometer uses a pair of antennae to detect the difference in temperature between two separate parts of the sky.’
• 73) ‘Examples of Type II devices are an inclinometer and a longitudinal differential floor profilometer which both have 12-inch sensor wheel spacing.’
• 74) ‘An analytical differential refractive index detector was used.’
• 75) ‘A differential amplifier was constructed and has many advantages for a variety of applications.’
• 76) ‘Certainly, the differential between the amount of American workers and Chinese workers will shrink.’
• 77) ‘The result included some desirable elements, such as the differential between urban and non-urban taxes and diesel fuel, but was fatally flawed by the commitment that the price of fuel would not increase.’
• 78) ‘A majority of American states either mandate or permit manual recounting when the differential between the machine vote totals for opposing candidates is within a certain margin.’
• 79) ‘In a study carried out last year, it emerged that the differential between the cost of books for a first standard pupil can be between £19.48 and £28.97.’
• 80) ‘Well, unquestionably, I ran closest to the president of any of the other Republican candidates that won in terms of the differential between his vote and mine.’
• 81) ‘The Government hopes the move will help slash the differential between country and city fuel prices.’
• 82) ‘The differential between the reserve rate and the market rate on treasury bills could decline to make up for the declining demand for reserves derived from the demand for checking accounts.’
• 83) ‘However, the use of the exchange rate as a nominal anchor also led to its real appreciation - as it takes time for the differential between domestic and foreign inflation to fall.’
• 84) ‘The differential between the New Zealand and Australian corporate tax regimes needed to be addressed as a ‘matter of priority’.’
• 85) ‘The primary turnover measurement is the differential between takeaways and giveaways.’
• 86) ‘The differential between male and female earnings increased over the period as well.’
• 87) ‘And profit is a function of the differential between real costs and possible prices.’
• 88) ‘The differential between public sector union employees and the rest of the working class in wages, benefits, and job security makes a joke of the very concept of working class solidarity.’
• 89) ‘Would you explain the differential between those two sums?’
• 90) ‘The differential between interest earned and interest paid out by a bank is called the net interest margin.’
• 91) ‘They also noted seasonal variation in the differential between the two groups.’
• 92) ‘In most countries, the differential between urban and rural wages is quite pronounced, and this was - and is - certainly the case in Thailand.’
• 93) ‘A very high proportion of th e workforce is lowly paid, the differential between the very high income of a small minority and the remarkably low income of the majority of Irish workers being among the highest in the Western world.’
• 94) ‘The result has been a sharp widening in the differential between the wages of highly skilled and low-skilled labor in the United States and other advanced countries.’
• 95) ‘Accountants in large firms are more accustomed to a power differential between different levels of management than are accountants in small firms.’
• 96) ‘These include the recognition of regional wage differentials.’
• 97) ‘Factors of production do not move easily across national boundaries in response to wage price differentials.’
• 98) ‘And it is also true that wage differentials between the public and private sector pay have increased.’
• 99) ‘And it isn't motivated by just wage differentials.’
• 100) ‘The wage differentials curbed to reasonable limits.’
• 101) ‘German unions maintain rigid wage differentials for skills in order to protect their poorest workers.’
• 102) ‘Regional differentials should be introduced or re-introduced into award rates of pay.’
• 103) ‘The court stated that a number of criteria used by employers to justify incremental pay differentials will have to be justified.’
• 104) ‘Authenticity means hammering on about growing inequality and doing something about gross pay differentials.’
• 105) ‘We have only to note the way groups of workers use widening or narrowing differentials in the pay structure to argue for wage increases to see the truth of George's statement.’
• 106) ‘Pay differentials in a capitalist society are stark, but the alternative - everybody getting the same - is Marxism, which never works anyway.’
• 107) ‘The dispute concerns night-shift and day-shift pay differentials.’
• 108) ‘Small firms are also under pressure to maintain pay differentials between their junior and more experienced staff to create a career path.’
• 109) ‘Employees have voted to take action due to pay differentials between workers in London and Kent.’
• 110) ‘First she says there ought to be a rational justification for pay differentials.’
• 111) ‘Negotiations over reducing pay differentials have broken down.’
• 112) ‘The situation is worsened by distorted pay differentials.’
• 113) ‘If they are allowed to explain pay differentials, they only perpetuate that past discrimination.’
• 114) ‘If the widening of the wage differential is allowed to proceed unchecked, it threatens to create within our own country a social problem of major proportions.’
• 115) ‘The Central Bank, like many other government bodies, has suffered from a transfer of resources to private industry driven largely by salary differentials.’
• 116) ‘It investigates the use of some functional equations in order to calculate the differentials of logarithmic and trigonometrical functions as well as the binomial expansion and Taylor formula.’
• 117) ‘He had shown when certain elliptic differentials could be integrated in logarithms but his methods was of little practical use.’
• 118) ‘He used differentials in his courses, which he supplemented with a special one on difference equations and numerical mathematics because engineers often work on discrete data.’
• 119) ‘He published a series of works on combinatorial mathematics, in particular probability, series and formulas for higher differentials.’
• 120) ‘Here the Fréchet differential plays a decisive role.’
• 121) ‘This same product also secures the crown wheel to the differential to prevent fretting (wear caused by small metal particles generated on assembly).’
• 122) ‘By applying brake pressure to a slipping wheel, torque is transferred across that axle's differential to the other wheel.’
• 123) ‘It's just a bunch of tiny things rather than big engines, differentials, heavy wheels, that comes out during the race, blocks made of wax in the springs that crush when the race starts.’
• 124) ‘Torque transfer is a function of the internal gearing, which generates frictional resistance to differentiation through the axial and radial thrust forces of the gears in the differential.’
• 125) ‘A propeller shaft transferred the power from the gearbox to the differential.’
• 126) ‘Unfortunately, this is only available on the 3.7 litre petrol version, which gets an extra differential in the driveline.’
• 127) ‘Power exits the transmission through a custom metal matrix composite aluminum driveshaft into a race-specification differential with a 4.56: 1 final drive ratio.’
• 128) ‘The Race Logic traction control and limited slip differential allows all areas access to the machine's mighty torque.’
• 129) ‘That could explain why so many u-joints, clutches, transmissions, differentials and brakes were used up.’
• 130) ‘And the final drive differential linked to the output pulley with a pair of transfer gears is the third.’
• 131) ‘There is a viscous coupling in the front axle, a self-locking differential in the rear and the whole thing alters torque seamlessly from front to rear as required.’
• 132) ‘There will be components like axles, differentials, for certain products that are very similar in architecture to ours.’
• 133) ‘He then locked up the differential on his rear axles, tried it again, got a bit of traction, pulled forward, thought he could then back in, tried that, and got stuck again.’
• 134) ‘Meanwhile other educators having understood the merits of the round wheel, have moved on to the complexities of the axle and the differential.’
• 135) ‘When so engaged, the clutch pack completes the link between the spinning prop shaft and the rear differential, dispatching engine torque to the rear wheels.’
• 136) ‘That would include the engine, the transmission, the differential and the axles.’
• 137) ‘The additional weight is attributed to the brake system, which will consist of an aluminum brake caliper, steel rotor and pad as specified by the IRL, as well as the limited slip differential in the gearbox.’
• 138) ‘One application of this is in the combined gearbox and differential.’
• 139) ‘The transfer cases feature an open center differential which absorbs the speed difference between axles and the front-axle drive.’
• 140) ‘Instead, if the driver pushes the accelerator to the floor, the differential cuts the power until the front wheels can find traction, then it allows all the power through.’

### Examples

• 1) Around women in public, he appeared polite and deferential.
• 2) Those officials that remain are more deferential.
• 3) By reaching out to the country she reinvented the idea of monarchy for a less deferential age.
• 4) Do Britons not see tipping as an anachronistic relic of a deferential society?
• 5) The patients are less deferential and trusting than they are in Britain.
• 6) Britain is now a less deferential, more democratic, more open society.
• 7) His experimentation had to stick within the very strict confines of court tastes and, some say, remained unduly deferential.
• 8) ‘Some bosses like their employees to be blunt and assertive; others like them respectful and deferential.’
• 9) ‘He felt that he was always deferential and respectful.’
• 10) ‘He was accompanied by a friend, a man of imposing physique, whose deferential manner and constant attention showed that his position was one of dependence.’
• 11) ‘Though Trench was deferential to authority he was also a man of valour.’
• 12) ‘Instead, he underplays and it's a joy to watch him assume just the right mask of deferential blandness to manage his Colonel.’
• 13) ‘He asked me where my Pass was, and I turned very polite, deferential and apologetic, saying that I had left it at home.’
• 14) ‘Everything else is carried out with pomp and ceremony by the deferential, impeccably mannered, staff.’
• 15) ‘Why doesn't a polite and deferential invitation to talk do the trick any more?’
• 16) ‘There are also slavishly deferential entries on various historians and political scientists.’
• 17) ‘The growth of social movements has been limited because of deferential attitudes toward the state's role in public affairs.’
• 18) ‘By contrast, those in favour of reform were accorded a respect that bordered on the deferential.’
• 19) ‘I asked, my tone polite and deferential - the latter being something which did not come naturally to me.’
• 20) ‘Are the courts excessively deferential to the medical profession?’
• 21) ‘In sharp contrast to many of his rivals, he had a modest and deferential manner which put those in authority at their ease.’
• 22) ‘The social changes of the last 50 years have created an electorate less loyal to individual parties and no longer deferential towards politicians.’
• 23) ‘They are amazingly deferential to men and try to placate them.’
• 24) ‘It's particularly difficult if you're doing those role-changes with people you have been used to being highly deferential towards.’
• 25) ‘But now the courts seem inclined to be more deferential to the prosecution's side of this problem.’
• 26) ‘She is combative, not deferential, but not as effective as I'd like to see.’
• 27) ‘He thoroughly deserved his long obituary, the tone of which is almost adulatory in parts, even allowing for the deferential standards of the time.’
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