Deficiency

Definition of Deficiency

De`fi´cien`cy
n.1.The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect.
[Marlborough] was so miserably ignorant, that his deficiencies made him the ridicule of his contemporaries.
- Buckle.
Deficiency of a curve
(Geom.) the amount by which the number of double points on a curve is short of the maximum for curves of the same degree.

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