› mathematics a number or symbol that is written in front of and multiplies another number or symbol › chemistry A coefficient is also a number that is used to measure the characteristics of a substance. coefficient of friction physics › The coefficient of friction is a measure of how easily one object slides across the surface of another, calculated by the force that is being used and the amount of friction.

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October 22, 2014

We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,