# Partial-derivative

**noun**, Mathematics.

1.

the derivative of a function with respect to one of its variables with all other variables held constant.

**noun**

1.

the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to one of the variables, the other or others being considered constant. Written ∂f/∂x

partial derivative

(pär’shəl)

The derivative with respect to a single variable of a function of two or more variables, regarding other variables as constants.

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