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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fac·tor /ˈfæktɚ/
 因素,要素;因數,因數,係數

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fac·tor /ˈfæktɚ/ 名詞
 因子,因素

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 factor
 等價二進制數位因子

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 factor
 因數; 因素 FAC

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 factor
 品質因數

From: Network Terminology

 factor
 因子 因式 因數 商

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fac·tor n.
 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 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 of the goods; and in these respects he differs from a broker.
 My factor sends me word, a merchant's fled
 That owes me for a hundred tun of wine.   --Marlowe.
 2. A steward or bailiff of an estate. [Scot.]
 3. Math. One of the elements or quantities which, when multiplied together, form a product.
 4. One of the elements, circumstances, or influences which contribute to produce a result; a constituent; a contributory cause.
    The materal and dynamical factors of nutrition.   --H. Spencer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fac·tor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Factored p. pr. & vb. n. Factoring.] Mach. To resolve (a quantity) into its factors.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 factor
      n 1: anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of
           factors determined the outcome"
      2: 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" [syn: component, constituent,
          element, ingredient]
      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; "what are the 4 factors of 6?" [syn: divisor]
      5: a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for
         a commission [syn: agent, broker]
      6: an independent variable in statistics
      7: (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" [syn: gene, cistron]
      v : resolve into factors; "a quantum computer can factor the
          number 15" [syn: factor in, factor out]