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form factor

[ fawrm-fak-ter ]
/ ˈfɔrm ˈfæk tər /
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noun
Computers. the design specifications of computing electronics that enforce uniformity and allow interchangeability of components: the form factor for circuit boards.
the physical dimensions of an electronic device: The form factor of the new phone is thinner and lighter than that of the older models.
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Origin of form factor

First recorded in 1995–2000

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