Meaning of COEFFICIENT in English

COEFFICIENT

[co.ef.fi.cient] n [NL coefficient-, coefficiens, fr. L co- + efficient-, efficiens efficient] (ca. 1715) 1: any of the factors of a product considered in relation to a specific factor; esp: a constant factor of a term as distinguished from a variable

2. a: a number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic (as of a substance, device, or process) "~ of expansion of a metal" b: measure

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