Meaning of differential coefficient in English:

differential coefficient


another term for derivative
‘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.’