Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who does something; a doer; an agent.
  • n. One of the variables of a quantic as distinguished from a coefficient.
  • n. A multiplier.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who does anything, good or bad; a doer; an agent.
  • n.
  • n. One of the variables of a quantic as distinguished from a coefficient.
  • n. The multiplier.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A doer; one who does anything, good or bad.
  • n. In mathematics, a variable of a quantic.

Etymologies

Latin faciens, facientis, present participle of facere ("do, make"). (Wiktionary)

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