Definitions for unknown quantity

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unknown quantity(noun)

    a factor in a given situation whose bearing and importance is not apparent

    "I don't know what the new man will do; he's still an unknown quantity"

  2. unknown, unknown quantity(noun)

    a variable whose values are solutions of an equation

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  1. unknown quantity(Noun)

    A person or thing whose nature or value is a mystery.

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