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## coefficient |

3 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Coefficient \Co`ef*fi"cient\, a. Co["o]perating; acting together to produce an effect. {Co`ef*fi"cient*ly}, adv From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Coefficient \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. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: coefficient n : a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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