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finagle factor

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finagle factor

noun phrase

The putative mathematical constant by which a wrong answer is multiplied to get a right answer (1950s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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