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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See common divisor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly

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Examples

  • All the documents related to the JU, but there was no other common factor that Lindsay could discern, apart from the fact that they all seemed to be completely in order.

    Conferences are Murder

  • Giambattista Vico (1668-1744), who in his Scienza nuova noted that rituals concerning birth, marriage, and death constitute a common factor in all religions.

    ORIGINS OF RELIGION

  • The common factor among all these smiths and porters, switchmen and saddlers, conductors and mechanics was exclusively that they were all workers in the employ of the railroad.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

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