1. dependent variable a quantity whose value depends on another quantity
  2. deficient inadequate in amount or degree
  3. definitive clearly formulated
  4. efficient being effective without wasting time, effort, or expense
  5. deficiency lack of an adequate quantity or number
  6. endeavor attempt by employing effort
  7. deficiency disease any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient
  8. independent variable a value that does not depend on changes in other values
  9. sweet sand verbena taller than Abronia elliptica and having night-blooming flowers
  10. beach sand verbena prostrate herb having heads of deep pink to white flowers
  11. desert sand verbena soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico
  12. coefficient of drag the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body
  13. yellow sand verbena plant having hemispherical heads of yellow trumpet-shaped flowers; found in coastal dunes from California to British Columbia
  14. definitive host the host in which the sexual reproduction of a parasite takes place
  15. incentive a positive motivational influence
  16. coefficient of expansion the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure
  17. deficit the property of being less than expected or required
  18. merchant vessels conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
  19. sufficient of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement
  20. efficiency skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort

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