Synonyms and Antonyms for factor-of-safety

1. factor of safety (n.)

the ratio of the breaking stress of a structure to the estimated maximum stress in ordinary use


2. factor (n.)

anything that contributes causally to a result

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3. safety (n.)

the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions

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5. factor (n.)

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

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6. safety (n.)

a safe place

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8. safety (n.)

(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely

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9. safety (n.)

a device designed to prevent injury or accidents

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