# differential

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## differential

slang The buttocks. This term comes from the "differential gear" found in motor vehicles. Wow, he's got a great differential—he must work out!

## differential

n. the buttocks; the rear (end). (From the name of the device that joins the axle to the driveshaft in motorized vehicles.) You’re walking like there’s something wrong with your differential.
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The results for the care inflation differential are somewhat less precise.
When you apply a 0 to 1 V signal on one line and a 1 V to 0 signal on the other line, you are not really applying a differential signal.
If this had been the differential last year, Denisova would have won the challenge by 10 seconds.
The differential outcomes effect has been demonstrated with a considerable range of subjects and with a variety of different consequences (for a review, see Goeters, Blakely and Poling, 1992).
When the back of the car threatens to swap places with the front, engaging the differential on a front-drive vehicle allows the system to "turn up the volume" on the steering through the interaction of the driveline forces and steering geometry.
Historical Treatment of Differential Payments to Reservists: Rev.
Examples concerned with deleting coefficients in a linear differential equation.
To reduce the time and effort involved in characterizing a differential system component, an equivalent two-port S-parameter matrix that represents a single-ended-to-differential two-port network is derived from the conventional three-port S-parameter matrix that represents a three-port network consisting of three single-ended ports.
Key words: reduced differential transform method, symmetric regularized long wave, coupled problem, and mixed partial derivatives.
Rezapour: Some existence results for a nonlinear fractional differential equation on partially ordered Banach spaces, Bound.
As differential pressure flow meters have a primary and a secondary element, the primary can be an orifice plate, Venturi, wedge-type, or flow nozzle.
For balanced circuits, differential filters with the advantages of high immunity to the environmental noises, good dynamic range, and low electromagnetic interference (EMI) are extremely important.
of Delaware) presents a textbook for a first course in differential equations for students of science, engineering, and mathematics, typically in their third or fourth semester.
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