– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. (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 (context:body)
    2. an independent variable in statistics (context:cognition)
    3. an abstract part of something (context:cognition)
    4. anything that contributes causally to a result (context:event)
    5. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission (context:person)
    6. any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together (context:quantity)
    7. one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer (context:quantity)
  • (verb)
    1. resolve into factors (context:cognition)
    2. consider as relevant when making a decision (context:cognition)
    3. be a contributing factor (context:possession)

– Sample : “factor”

  • You must factor in the recent developments
  • a key factor in her success
  • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • a quantum computer can factor the number 15
  • genes were formerly called factors
  • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • jealousy was a component of his character
  • make things factor into a company’s profitability
  • the grammatical elements of a sentence
  • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
  • what are the 4 factors of 6?