Definition of differential coefficient in English:

differential coefficient

Line breaks: dif¦fer|en|tial co|ef¦fi¦cient

noun

Mathematics
another term for derivative.
More example sentences
  • He then used differential coefficients instead of differentials and the author shows how he progressed from a calculus of variations to a calculus of several variables.
  • He claimed that one of them once queried a derivation that involved a differential coefficient, wondering why the d's were not cancelled in the numerator and denominator.
  • Here, a large differential coefficient suggests photobleaching with inefficient oxygen consumption.

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