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verb (used without object)
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It can differ from a person’s chronological age owing to health and lifestyle factors, as well as genetics.What’s your biological age? A new app promises to reveal it—and help you slow the aging process|Jeremy Kahn|September 17, 2020|Fortune
So, ideally, we’d want to know how well each vaccine works in people with the most significant risk factors.The risks of moving too fast on a coronavirus vaccine|Sam Baker|September 17, 2020|Axios
Price tends to be a significant factor in the success of a video game console.Sony debuts new PlayStation for the holidays. Here’s how much it costs|Verne Kopytoff|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Key factor that’s already changing rankings is Cumulative Layout Shift.Google ranking factors to change search in 2021: Core Web Vitals, E-A-T, or AMP?|Aleh Barysevich|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
No single factor can explain, say, why one person pursues a life of crime and another excels in college.‘The Origins of You’ explores how kids develop into their adult selves|Bruce Bower|September 16, 2020|Science News
It is the steady accretion of detail that may yet be the most damaging factor in the battle for British hearts and minds.
The quality of the music is a major factor in this recent surge.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Therefore in our view we need to talk about our wood management before any other factor in the maturation of The Macallan.
But while the GoPro is impressive by itself, it has some serious wow factor when combined with a drone.
The main factor at the time was simply a lack of opportunity before we ended the book for the big New 52 line-wide relaunch.Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’|Rich Goldstein|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Where goods are confided to a factor without instructions, authority to exercise a fair and reasonable discretion is implied.
The authority of a factor to fix the terms of selling may be by agreement or by usage, like any other agent.
A factor is employed to sell goods, and not to barter or exchange them, and if he should do this his principal could recover them.
The true causes of the depression were not within the control of the Insular Government or of any ruling factor.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
This pronunciation of the nasal vowels in French is, as is well known, an important factor in the famous "accent du Midi."Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
British Dictionary definitions for factor
- one of two or more integers or polynomials whose product is a given integer or polynomial2 and 3 are factors of 6
- an integer or polynomial that can be exactly divided into another integer or polynomial1, 2, 3, and 6 are all factors of 6