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Factor Definition

(noun)

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a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

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(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity


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genes were formerly called factors

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(noun)

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an abstract part of something


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a key factor in her success

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(noun)

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one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer


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what are the 4 factors of 6?

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(verb)

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consider as relevant when making a decision


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You must factor in the recent developments

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(verb)

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resolve into factors


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a quantum computer can factor the number 15

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an independent variable in statistics

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any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

(noun)

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anything that contributes causally to a result


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a number of factors determined the outcome

(verb)

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be a contributing factor


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make things factor into a company's profitability