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coefficient

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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
George Eliot
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English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌkəʊˈɪ.fɪʃn̩t/, /ˌkəʊˈi.fɪʃn̩t/, SAMPA: /%k@U"I.fISn=t/, /%k@U"i.fISn=t/

Adjective

coefficient (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
coefficient

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. cooperating
    • 1850, August Neander, The Life of Jesus Christ in Its Historical Connexion and Historical ..., page 13
      And so our own idea of Christ compels us to admit that two factors, the one natural, the other supernatural, were coefficient in his entrance into human life;
    • 2005, Mathew Callahan, Boff Whalley, The Trouble with Music, page 12
      Nevertheless, there was some substance to the notion that acclaim and merit were coefficient.

Translations

Noun

Singular
coefficient

Plural
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coefficient ({{{1}}})
  1. (mathematics) A constant by which an algebraic term is multiplied.
  2. A number, value or item that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kɔ.e.fi.sjɑ̃/, SAMPA: /kO.e.fi.sjA~/

Noun

coefficient m. (plural coefficients)

  1. Coefficient.

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