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e-ify

transitive verb; popular, not technical; derivation
to express the inverse natural logarithm of a value
 
slang among non-specialist students of mathematics developed to more concisely invoke the inverse natural logarithm
Etymology : developed by derivation from the constant 'e' to the operation of raising the constant e to the power of a value being considered with the addition of the derivational suffix '-ify'
Source : Heard while tutoring mathematics in September of 2008. Context: “I should e-ify the expression in order to to eliminate the logarithm."
Last modified: 1 December 2008


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