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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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