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Noun differentiation has 3 senses
  1. differentiation, distinction - a discrimination between things as different and distinct; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"
    --1 is a kind of discrimination, secernment
    --1 has particulars:
     contradistinction; line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast; hairsplitting, word-splitting
    Derived forms: verb differentiate2, verb differentiate1, verb differentiate6
  2. differentiation - the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function
    --2 is a kind of
    mathematical process, mathematical operation, operation
    Derived form: verb differentiate3
  3. specialization, specialisation, differentiation - (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function; "cell differentiation in the developing embryo"
    --3 is a kind of adaptation, adjustment
    Derived form: verb differentiate4
differential threshold differentially differentials differentiate differentiate between peasant and farmer differentiated differentiates differentiating differentiation differentiations differentiator differently differerence between road and corridor differing differnt differntiate differs

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