Definitions for factorship

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fac•torˈfæk tər(n.)

  1. one of the elements contributing to a particular result or situation.

  2. one of two or more numbers, algebraic expressions, or the like, that when multiplied together produce a given product; a divisor:

    6 and 3 are factors of 18.

    Category: Math

  3. any of certain substances necessary to a biochemical or physiological process, esp. those whose exact nature and function are unknown.

    Category: Biochemistry

  4. a business organization that lends money on accounts receivable or buys and collects accounts receivable.

    Category: Business

  5. an agent or merchant earning a commission by selling goods belonging to others.

    Category: Business

  6. a person or business organization that finances another's business.

    Category: Business

  7. (v.t.)to express (a mathematical quantity) as a product of two or more quantities of like kind, as 30 = 2 ∙ 3 ∙ 5, or x2y2=(x+y) (x − y).

    Category: Math

  8. factor in or into, to include as a contributing element.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Origin of factor:

1400–50; ME facto(u)r < L factor maker


Webster Dictionary

  1. Factorship(noun)

    the business of a factor


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