Meaning of differentiator in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃɪeɪtə/


  • 1Something that enables a difference or distinction to be made.

    • ‘the real differentiator between the two is the size’
  • 2Biology
    An organ or substance that induces or controls differentiation.

    • ‘in mammals, the Y chromosome is the principal sex differentiator’
  • 3A device or circuit that outputs an electrical signal proportional to the rate of change of the input signal.

    • ‘an optical feedback loop with a differentiator is required’