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Engelsk navneord: factor

1. factor (om begivenhed) anything that contributes causally to a result


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA number of factors determined the outcome.


Mindre specifikke termercause


Mere specifikke termerfundamental, intrinsic factor, parameter, releasing factor, releasing hormone, RF, unknown quantity, wild card

2. factor (om erkendelse) an abstract part of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJealousy 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)component, constituent, element, ingredient


Mindre specifikke termerdivision, part, section


Mere specifikke termerbe all and end all, be-all and end-all, plot element, point

3. factor (om mængde el. mål) one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat are the 4 factors of 6?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)divisor


Mindre specifikke termerinteger, whole number


Mere specifikke termercommon divisor, common factor, common measure, equivalent-binary-digit factor, prime factor

4. factor (om person) a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agent, broker


Mindre specifikke termerbourgeois, businessperson


Mere specifikke termerauctioneer, estate agent, general agent, house agent, insurance agent, insurance broker, investment banker, land agent, real estate agent, real estate broker, ship broker, stockbroker, syndic, travel agent, underwriter, underwriter


Tilhører disse overordnede termerbrokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm

5. factor (om mængde el. mål) any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together


Mindre specifikke termernumber


Mere specifikke termerconstant of proportionality, conversion factor, deflator, factor of proportionality

6. factor (om erkendelse) an independent variable in statistics


Mindre specifikke termerexperimental variable, independent variable

7. factor (i anatomi) (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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGenes were formerly called factors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cistron, gene


Mindre specifikke termersequence


Mere specifikke termerallele, allelomorph, dominant gene, genetic marker, holandric gene, homeotic gene, lethal gene, linkage group, linked genes, modifier, modifier gene, mutant gene, nonallele, oncogene, operator gene, polygene, proto-oncogene, recessive gene, regulator gene, regulatory gene, repressor gene, structural gene, suppresser, suppresser gene, suppressor, suppressor gene, transforming gene, transgene, X-linked gene, Y-linked gene


Omfatter disse overordnede termerchromosome, deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics, molecular biology


Engelsk udsagnsord: factor

1. factor (om erkendelse) resolve into factors


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA quantum computer can factor the number 15.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)factor in, factor out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercalculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out


Overordnet emneområdearithmetic

2. factor (om forhold) be a contributing factor


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMake things factor into a company's profitability.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termeradd, bestow, bring, contribute, impart, lend

3. factor (om erkendelse) consider as relevant when making a decision


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou must factor in the recent developments.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)factor in, factor out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconsider, study









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