from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Mathematics To factor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To create a list of factors.
- v. To divide an expression into a listing items that, when multiplied together, will produce the original quantity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v.
- transitive v. To give warning to; -- said of a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached, the warning being to the effect that he shall not pay the money or deliver the property of the defendant in his hands to him, but appear and answer the suit of the plaintiff.
- transitive v. To attach (the effects of a debtor) in the hands of a third person; to garnish. See garnish.
- transitive v. to resolve (a complex expression, such as a polynomial) into factors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In law, in some of the United States, to warn not to pay or give up goods; attach the effects of a debtor in the hands of a third person.
- To resolve into factors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. resolve (a polynomial) into factors
From factor + -ize (Wiktionary)