- (mathematics) A constant by which an algebraic term is multiplied.
- A number, value or item that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic.
Etymology: Ultimately from the verb (term, coefficere).
- French: coefficient(fr)m
- Italian: coefficiente
- German: Koeffizient
- Spanish: coeficiente
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for coefficient for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.