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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mathematics, a rational integral function of the coefficients of a binary quantic, of equal weight in all its terms in respect to either variable, subject to satisfy the condition
  • n. where a, b, c, etc., multiplied by binomial coefficients, give the coefficients of the quantic, and where D is the differentiant.
  • Of or pertaining to a discontinuous variation, sport, mutation, or inherited change in the type of a race or species.


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