Meaning of COEFFICIENT
Pronunciation:   `kowu'fishunt



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[n] a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic 

COEFFICIENT is a 11 letter word that starts with C. 
 See Also:   absolute viscosity, absorptance, absorption coefficient, coefficient of absorption, coefficient of drag, coefficient of expansion, coefficient of friction, coefficient of mutual induction, coefficient of reflection, coefficient of self induction, coefficient of viscosity, constant, drag coefficient, dynamic viscosity, expansivity, modulus, mutual inductance, reflectance, reflection factor, reflectivity, selfinductance, transmission, transmittance, weight, weighting  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:  
\Co`ef*fi"cient\, a.
Co["o]perating; acting together to produce an effect.
{Co`ef*fi"cient*ly}, adv.
\Co`ef*fi"cient\, n.
1. That which unites in action with something else to produce
the same effect.
2. [Cf. F. coefficient.] (Math.) A number or letter put
before a letter or quantity, known or unknown, to show how
many times the latter is to be taken; as, 6x; bx; here 6
and b are coefficients of x.
3. (Physics) A number, commonly used in computation as a
factor, expressing the amount of some change or effect
under certain fixed conditions as to temperature, length,
volume, etc.; as, the coefficient of expansion; the
coefficient of friction.
{Arbitrary coefficient} (Math.), a literal coefficient placed
arbitrarily in an algebraic expression, the value of the
coefficient being afterwards determined by the conditions
of the problem.


Thesaurus Terms 

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