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co·ef·fi·cient /ˌkoəˈfɪʃənt/

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co·ef·fi·cient /ˌkoəˈfɪʃənt/ 名詞

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coefficient

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From: Network Terminology

coefficient

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Co·ef·fi·cient a. Cooperating; 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. 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, 6*x*; *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.

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

coefficient

n : a constant number that serves as a measure of some property

or characteristic