Traducción de factor en Español:

factor

factor, n.

Pronunciación /ˈfaktə//ˈfæktər/

nombre

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    (consideration, fact)
    factor masculino
    the time factor el factor tiempo
    • the nuclear/unemployment factor la cuestión nuclear/del desempleo
    • The excessive intake of food also puts a heavy burden on the pancreas and speeds the ageing process, which is a risk factor in diabetes.
    • What is the greatest factor in contributing to childhood obesity?
    • School may not be the number one source of stress for everyone, but it certainly is a contributing factor in most cases.
    • A strong dynamic relationship with neighbouring Derry is a contributory factor in the Donegal town's elevation to city status.
    • Speed must have been a contributory factor in some or all the collisions on the stretch and at least 20 per cent of drivers on the road must exceed the speed limit.
    • The safety campaigners point out that speed is a contributory factor in more than 1,100 deaths on Britain's roads every year.
    • It is thought the bidders involved in the previous submission had built in a risk factor in case they lost money on the scheme, which meant the overall price went up.
    • Timely administration is a key factor in achieving positive results with hyaluronidase.
    • Make no mistake about it, circumstance is a key factor in whether a player lives up to expectations in this league.
    • Similarly, family and friends of students have been considered an influential factor in choosing an agriculture major.
    • She stresses that all mini-melon lines are the result of natural breeding and that genetics is probably the biggest factor in her results.
    • Some scientists believe that a chronic shortage of dietary calcium is a contributing factor in developing osteoporosis.
    • However, on hearing evidence and viewing a security video taken at the scene, she said the restraint used had been a contributory factor in his death.
    • A key factor in the result was the large voter turnout, which ranged from 76 to 85 percent across the main electorates.
    • The small sample size was obviously a confounding factor in interpreting the results.
    • From the point of conception onwards, parents are now viewed as a risk factor in their children's lives.
    • While wet conditions have been cited as a contributing factor in the shaky landing, it's still too early to know what went wrong, said Armour.
    • The result will be a factor in his decision making.
    • Obesity is a risk factor in diabetes, heart disease, renal failure, joint problems and possibly cancer.
    • The National Safety Council says faulty vehicles are a contributory factor in just 1% of road accidents.
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    Matemáticas
    factor masculino
    accidents have increased by a factor of ten el número de accidentes se ha multiplicado por diez
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The micropipette diameter was also measured, and the value multiplied by a factor of 0.92.
    • Multiply your X factor by 159 to reach a daily total of 2,067 calories a day.
    • A meter is the basic unit of length but shorter and longer units are obtained by multiplication by factors of ten.
    • A number that only has two factors, one and itself, is called a prime number.
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    (for debts)
    factor masculino
    factora femenino
    • 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.
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    Biología
    factor masculino
    • In hemostasis, there is a balance between procoagulant factors and natural anticoagulant proteins.
    • These findings provide insights into how genomes and environmental factors interact to determine phenotypes.
    • Supplying a blood coagulation factor through transfusion is the main treatment for the disease.
    • Coagulation factors circulate as zymogens and platelet procoagulant surfaces are internalized.
    • In related studies, the genetic factors determining the conformation of curd was analyzed.
    • These relationships among genes and transcription factors are the genetic regulatory network.
    • These include a change in the balance between procoagulant and anticoagulant factors in the blood.
    • In recent years literature is emerging on the role of different factors of blood coagulation in arterial thrombosis.
    • However, it remains unclear what factors determine the rate of evolution of gene expression.
    • Homeobox genes encode transcription factors involved in many aspects of developmental processes.
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    Farmacología
    (measure of protection)
    factor masculino
    sun-protection factor 30 protección solar factor 30 femenino
    • The application of sunscreen with an SPF factor of 8 reduces production of vitamin D by 95%.
    • For tropical sun exposure, a protection factor of 15 or higher should be more than adequate for all day exposure.

verbo transitivo

Comercio

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    hacer factoring de
    • Thus in block discounting and factoring the trader sells the debts due to him from his customers to his financier at a discount.
    • They were however concerned that they might be factoring bogus invoices.
    • Of considerably more importance is that Scanchem is now factoring its invoices, and thus increasing its apparent borrowing, the outstanding amounts being secured by a charge on the book debts of the company, as is normal.
    • It also includes other facilities with specific purposes such as leasing of fixed assets, factoring and invoice discounting.
    • Consider factoring or invoice discounting - drawing down bank finance against your debtor balance.