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1. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] anything that contributes causally to a result.

Synonyms

  • unknown quantity
  • RF
  • wild card
  • releasing factor
  • releasing hormone
  • cause
  • fundamental
  • parameter

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • outside

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Safety Factor

  • refractor
  • detractor
  • compactor
  • tractor
  • schlachter
  • reactor
  • schachter
  • pachter
  • lacter
  • akhtar

Example sentences of the word safety-factor


1. Noun Phrase
Additional pipe variables contribute to a fixed "safety factor," which further affects the yield strength.

2. Noun Phrase
Multiply the pipe's outside diameter by the pipe's safety factor.

3. Noun Phrase
The high trigger pull is considered a safety factor to prevent accidental firing.

4. Noun Phrase
Typically a safety factor of at least 25 percent is required.

2. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions.

Synonyms

  • biosafety
  • condition
  • status
  • impregnability
  • security
  • salvation
  • invulnerability

Antonyms

  • danger
  • defend
  • fail
  • leave

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] an abstract part of something.

Synonyms

  • be all and end all
  • plot element
  • part
  • element
  • be-all and end-all
  • ingredient
  • component
  • division
  • section
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

4. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer.

Synonyms

  • common measure
  • equivalent-binary-digit factor
  • prime factor
  • common divisor
  • whole number
  • divisor
  • common factor

Antonyms

  • curve
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae
  • construction

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

5. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] a safe place.

Synonyms

  • harbourage
  • area
  • country
  • refuge

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out
  • miss

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. factor

verb. ['ˈfæktɝ'] resolve into factors.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • factor out
  • calculate
  • work out
  • factor in
  • figure
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • dissuade
  • unimportant
  • incidental

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

7. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely.

Synonyms

  • three-bagger
  • double
  • home run
  • two-baser
  • single
  • base hit
  • three-base hit
  • two-base hit
  • hit
  • bingle
  • two-bagger
  • homer

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal
  • multivalent

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • agent
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

9. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] a device designed to prevent injury or accidents.

Synonyms

  • device
  • guard
  • safety lock
  • fender
  • safety device

Antonyms

  • married
  • distributed
  • multiform
  • shared

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. safety

noun. ['ˈseɪfti'] a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line.

Antonyms

  • small

Etymology

  • sauveté (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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