Definition: anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of factors determined the outcome"
Definition: an abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
Definition: one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?"
Definition: a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
Definition: any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
Definition: an independent variable in statistics
Definition: (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"
Definition: A doer, maker; a person who does things for another person or organization.
Definition: resolve into factors; "a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
Definition: be a contributing factor; "make things factor into a company's profitability"
Definition: consider as relevant when making a decision; "You must factor in the recent developments"
Definition: To find all the factors of (a number or other mathematical object) (the objects that divide it evenly).