English - Etymology
deficit + -ency
English - Pronunciation
English - Noun
- (uncountable) Inadequacy or incompleteness.
- (countable) An insufficiency, especially of something essential to health.
- (geometry) The amount by which the number of double points on a curve is short of the maximum for curves of the same degree.
- (geometry) The codimension of a linear system in the corresponding complete linear system.