# coefficient

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## co·ef·fi·cient

(kō′ə-fĭsh′ənt)
n.
1. A number or symbol multiplied with a variable or an unknown quantity in an algebraic term, as 4 in the term 4x, or x in the term x(a + b).
2. A numerical measure of a physical or chemical property that is constant for a system under specified conditions, such as the coefficient of friction.

## coefficient

(ˌkəʊɪˈfɪʃənt)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths
a. a numerical or constant factor in an algebraic term: the coefficient of the term 3xyz is 3.
b. the product of all the factors of a term excluding one or more specified variables: the coefficient of x in 3axyz is 3ayz.
2. (General Physics) physics a value that relates one physical quantity to another
[C17: from New Latin coefficiēns, from Latin co- together + efficere to effect]

## co•ef•fi•cient

(ˌkoʊ əˈfɪʃ ənt)

n.
1. a number or quantity placed generally before and multiplying another quantity, as 3 in the expression 3x.
2. Physics. a constant that is a measure of a property of a substance, body, or process: coefficient of friction.
3. acting in consort; cooperating.
[1655–65; < New Latin coefficient-, s. of coefficiēns. See co-, efficient]

## co·ef·fi·cient

(kō′ə-fĭsh′ənt)
A number or symbol multiplied with a variable or an unknown quantity in an algebraic term. For example, 4 is the coefficient in the term 4x, and x is the coefficient in x(a + b).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 coefficient - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristicconstant - a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant"absorptance, absorption coefficient, coefficient of absorption - a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber; "absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance"coefficient of drag, drag coefficient - the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the bodycoefficient of friction - the ratio of the weight of an object being moved along a surface and the force that maintains contact between the object and the surfacecoefficient of mutual induction, mutual inductance - a measure of the induction between two circuits; the ratio of the electromotive force in a circuit to the corresponding change of current in a neighboring circuit; usually measured in henriescoefficient of self induction, self-inductance - the ratio of the electromotive force produced in a circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it, expressed in henriesmodulus - (physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substancecoefficient of expansion, expansivity - the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressurecoefficient of reflection, reflectance, reflection factor, reflectivity - the fraction of radiant energy that is reflected from a surfacetransmittance, transmission - the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substanceabsolute viscosity, coefficient of viscosity, dynamic viscosity - a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied forceweighting, weight - (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
Translations
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koefficient
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## coefficient

n (Math, Phys) → Koeffizient m

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## co·ef·fi·cient

n. coeficiente, indicación de cambios físicos o químicos producidos por variantes de ciertos factores.
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To see this more clearly, note that the multiplicative factor on the [??] term is either w[R.sub.f] or wealth x, and as a* is positive, the latter term is larger if and only if R > [R.sub.f].
This information was then compiled and a multiplicative factor calculated which is used to increase task durations within the model.
where k is a constant, multiplicative factor; Gau(x, y, k[alpha]) is the variable-scale Gaussian kernel with the standard deviation a and the constant multiplicative factor k; and L(x, y, k[alpha]) is the scale space of the image with the constant multiplicative factor k.
The difference of Gaussian with the scale a and constant multiplicative factor k can be computed by
The sum of all three [R.sub.2] generators should be k, so one has three equations for three unknowns, thereby determining the listed multiplicative factor for each [R.sub.2] generator's contribution to k after overall normalization.
If we put [m.sub.k] = [DELTA][g.sub.k]/[DELTA][g.sub.k+1], we get [m.sub.k] = [p.sub.k]/[q.sub.k] (with [p.sub.k] = 1 [q.sub.k] - [r.sub.k]), k [greater than or equal to] 1, which is the equation of definition of the sequences [([s.sub.k]).sub.k[greater than or equal to]1] and [([t.sub.k]).sub.k[greater than or equal to]1] (as a multiplicative factor of the [([s.sub.k]).sub.k[greater than or equal to]1]) for the Markov chain [([X'.sub.n]).sub.n[greater than or equal to]0] such that [q'.sub.k] = [q.sub.k], [r'.sub.k], for every k [greater than or equal to] 1.
The next step was to determine the difference between the ASHRAE guided cantilever and the nee cantilever methods They are the exact same equation besides ASHRAE's multiplicative factor of 12 and the simple cantilever's factor of 3 One side of the beam is anchored, and this is where the significant reaction forces and bending moments occur.

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