One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A numerical factor by which a quantity expressed in terms of one unit must be multiplied to obtain its expression in terms of another unit.
2Genetics (now historical) a gene, especially one that controls the inheritance of a unit character.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edmund Atkinson (1831–1901).
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