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co·ef·fi·cient / ˌkōəˈfishənt/ • n. 1. Math. a numerical or constant quantity placed before and multiplying the variable in an algebraic expression (e.g., 4 in 4xy). 2. Physics a multiplier or factor that measures some property: coefficients of elasticity the drag coefficient.

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coefficient

coefficient Term multiplying a specified unknown quantity in an algebraic expression. In the expression 1 + 5x + 2x2, 5 and 2 are the coefficients of x and x2 respectively. In physics, it is a ratio that yields a pure number or a quantity with dimensions.

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coefficient

coefficient XVII. — modL. coefficiens; see CO- and EFFICIENT.

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coefficient

coefficient See ASSOCIATION COEFFICIENTS.

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