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Oxford dictionary definition of the word coefficient:
a factor that contributes to produce a result
(ancient mathematics) a number or algebraic symbol prefixed as a multiplier to a variable or unknown quantity (Ex.: x in x(y+z), 6 in 6ab)
(physics) a number, constant for a given substance, used as a multiplier in measuring the change in some property of the substance under given conditions ⇒ the coefficient of expansion
co- + , efficient: orig. an adj. meaning “cooperating”
Example Sentences Including ‘coefficient’
polynomials term: variables multiplied by a coefficient degree of polynomial = the degree of the term with the highest degree Hello?
Meggin Cabot THE PRINCESS DIARIES VOLUME 1 (2000)
LilyPond and LaTeX are an order of magnitude less complex, even if the coefficient is higher than, say, MS Word or Finale.
And it’s almost invisible to the wind with a very low.27 coefficient of drag (or.26 with the optional rear spoiler).
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES (2002)
Net revenue contribution and contribution coefficient are typically high, are indeed typically higher than they should be.
Peter F. Drucker MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)