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You're referring to the necessity for a coefficient of discharge.

"Clear it ov its coefficient, and we'll thry," says the Pope.

The coefficient of rolling friction of a railroad train on a track is 0.009.

The rate of expansion per degree is called the Coefficient of Expansion.

This might be termed the Recognition, the other the Perception, coefficient.

An inspection of our text shows that the coefficient must be 0, 1, 2, or 3.

That is, the real limits of the value of the coefficient are plus one and minus one.

This kind of information we get by calculating what is called the coefficient of heredity.

Here is a very close relation, but, the sign of the coefficient is negative.

The coefficient of expansion for normal solutions is 0.00033 per cc.

WORD ORIGIN

also co-efficient, c.1600, from co- + efficient. Probably influenced by Modern Latin coefficiens, which was used in mathematics in 16c., introduced by French mathematician François Viète (1540-1603). As an adjective from 1660s.

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