Anything that contributes causally to a result.
An abstract part of something:
— A key factor in her success.
One of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer:
— What are the 4 factors of 6?.
A businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.
Dutch: makelaar, tussenpersoon
Polish: agent, ajent
Any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together.
An independent variable in statistics.
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:
— Genes were formerly called factors.
Dutch: erfelijkheidsdrager, erffactor, gen
Be a contributing factor.
Consider as relevant when making a decision:
— You must factor in the recent developments.
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