Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential rate.
- Of, relating to, or showing a difference.
- Constituting or making a difference; distinctive.
- Dependent on or making use of a specific difference or distinction.
- Mathematics Of or relating to differentiation.
- Involving differences in speed or direction of motion.
- Mathematics An infinitesimal increment in a variable.
- Mathematics The product of the derivative of a function containing one variable and the increment of the independent variable.
- Differential gear.
- A difference between comparable things, as in wage rate or in price.