Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

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