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Term: coefficient
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Definition: quotient of two quantities of different dimensions, used as a multiplier to express the proportionality equation between them

NOTE 1 – A coefficient is a quantity having a dimension other than one. Examples: Hall coefficient, damping coefficient, temperature coefficient, gyromagnetic coefficient.

NOTE 2 – The term "modulus" is sometimes used instead of coefficient. Example: modulus of elasticity.


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