Factor

Updated: 27 September 2017

We found 18 answers for the crossword clue Factor. We last saw this clue in The Irish Independent Simple Crossword on 1 June 2017, where the answer was 'ELEMENT'.

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Factor crossword18 Crossword Answers

4
letters
gene
5
letters
piece
agent
cause
6
letters
aspect
broker
7
letters
cistron
ELEMENT
divisor
8
letters
factorin
9
letters
factorout
component
influence
10
letters
ingredient
11
letters
determinant
constituent
contributor
12
letters
circumstance

Definitions for "Factor"

(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"
An independent variable in statistics
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"
Anything that contributes causally to a result; "a number of factors determined the outcome"
A businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

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