factor

  1. anything that contributes causally to a result
  2. an abstract part of something
  3. any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
  4. one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer
  5. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

FACTOR

FACTOR (the Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records) is a `private non-profit organization, ... dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian independent recording industry` (from their website). Founded in 1982, FACTOR has been administering public money since 1986. From an inaugural budget of $200,.....
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factor

(fakĀ“tәr) an agent or element that contributes to the production of a result.
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factor

(from the article `agency`) Various kinds of agency relationships are evident in Anglo-American commercial life. The factor and the broker are the most common mercantile agents ... ...and credit losses. Factoring differs from borrowing in that the accounts receivable and the responsibility for their collection are actually sold ... [...
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factor

(from the article `statistics`) In an experimental study, variables of interest are identified. One or more of these variables, referred to as the factors of the study, are ...
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factor

(L. 'maker') any of several substances or activities that are necessary to produce a result, e.g. a coagulation factor. Often, use of the term 'factor' indicates that the chemical nature of the substance or its mechanism of action is unknown, as in endocrinology, where 'factors' are renamed as 'hormones' when their chemical nature is determined.
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factor

[n] - any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together 2. [n] - anything that contributes causally to a result 3. [v] - resolve into factors
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Factor

• (n.) One who transacts business for another; an agent; a substitute; especially, a mercantile agent who buys and sells goods and transacts business for others in commission; a commission merchant or consignee. He may be a home factor or a foreign factor. He may buy and sell in his own name, and he is intrusted with the possession and control...
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factor

<pharmacology> Any of several substances or activities that are necessary to produce a result, for example a coagulation factor. ... Often, use of the term factor indicates that the chemical nature of the substance or its mechanism of action is unknown, as in endocrinology, where factors are renamed as hormones when their chemical nature is d...
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factor

broker noun a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
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factor

noun anything that contributes causally to a result; `a number of factors determined the outcome`
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factor

(algebra) In algebra, certain kinds of polynomials (expressions consisting of several or many terms) can be factorized using their common factors. Brackets are put into an expression, and the common factor is sought. For example, the factors of 2a2 ...
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factor

(number) Number that divides into another number exactly. It is also known as a divisor. For example, the factors of 24 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 12, and 24; and the factors of 64 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and 64. The highest factor of both 24 and 64 is 8. This is known as the highest common factor (H...
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Factor

[agent] A factor, Latin for `doer, maker` (from Latin facit, `to do, make`), is a mercantile fiduciary who receives and sells goods on commission (called factorage), transacting business in his own name and not disclosing his principal, and historically with his seat at a factory (trading post). A factor differs from a commission merchant i...
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Factor

[chord] In music, a factor or chord factor is a member or component of a chord. These are named root, third, fifth, sixth, seventh, ninth, eleventh, thirteenth, and so on, for their generic interval above the root. In harmony, the consonance and dissonance of a chord factor and a nonchord tone are distinguished, respectively. In Tertian har...
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factor

[Noun] Plural form: factors. A fact or circumstance that helps to produce a result.
Example: The report looked at the factors that caused stress in the workplace.
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Factor

[Unix] On Unix-like computer systems, factor is a utility for factoring an integer into its prime factors. factor first appeared on 5th edition Research Unix in 1974, as a `user maintained` utility (section 6 of the manual). In the 7th edition in 1979, it was moved into the main `commands` section of the manual (section 1). From there, the ...
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Factor

Fac'tor noun [ Latin factor a doer: confer French facteur a factor. See Fact .] 1. (Law) One who transacts business for another; an agent; a substitute; especially, a mercantile agent who buys and sells goods and transacts business for others in commission; a commissi...
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Factor

Fac'tor transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Factored (-t?rd); present participle & verbal noun Factoring .] (Machinery) To resolve (a quantity) into its factors.
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Factor

1. Primary factor. 2. Sometimes refers to any input to production. 3. Anything that helps to cause something, as a 'contributing factor.'
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Factor

A company or institution that purchases another company`s accounts receivable and then collects the debt. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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factor

A cytokine that can cause hemorrhagic death of certain tumor cells in vivo and in vitro but that does not affect normal cells.
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Factor

A debt security issued by face amount. The holder makes payments periodicaly to the issues, and the
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Factor

A financial institution that buys a firm`s accounts receivable and collects the accounts.
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Factor

A financial institution that buys a firm's accounts receivables and collects the debt.
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