Translation of factor in Spanish:

factor

Pronunciation: /ˈfæktər; ˈfæktə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1 (consideration, fact) factor (masculine) the time factor el factor tiempo the nuclear/unemployment factor la cuestión nuclear/del desempleo
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    • Similarly, family and friends of students have been considered an influential factor in choosing an agriculture major.
    • Timely administration is a key factor in achieving positive results with hyaluronidase.
    • What is the greatest factor in contributing to childhood obesity?
  • 2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] factor (masculine) accidents have increased by a factor of ten el número de accidentes se ha multiplicado por diez
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    • Multiply your X factor by 159 to reach a daily total of 2,067 calories a day.
    • Here, the change often seemed to be proportional to the molecular weight of the solute multiplied by a factor of two, three or four.
    • Take the maximum draw weight of the bow required and multiply this by a factor of 5.
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    • So what about those Fibonacci numbers with no factors (apart from 1 and itself, of course)?
    • The fraction 10/12 can be reduced, because both the numerator and denominator have factors of 2.
    • A number that only has two factors, one and itself, is called a prime number.
  • 3 (for debts) factor, (masculine, feminine)
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    • Usually notice is given to the account debtor and the debts are collected directly by the factor.
    • It is the factor who then receives payment from the importer.
  • 4 [Biology/Biología] factor (masculine)
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    • Homeobox genes encode transcription factors involved in many aspects of developmental processes.
    • These findings provide insights into how genomes and environmental factors interact to determine phenotypes.
    • In related studies, the genetic factors determining the conformation of curd was analyzed.
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    • These include a change in the balance between procoagulant and anticoagulant factors in the blood.
    • In hemostasis, there is a balance between procoagulant factors and natural anticoagulant proteins.
    • In recent years literature is emerging on the role of different factors of blood coagulation in arterial thrombosis.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [Business/Comercio] hacer* factoring de

Phrasal verbs

factor in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[prices/costs] tener* or tomar en consideración, tener* en cuenta

factor out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[prices/costs] no tener* or tomar en consideración, no tener en cuenta

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