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Factors vs Component - What's the difference?

factors | component |

As nouns the difference between factors and component

is that factors is while component is component.

As a verb factors

is (factor).

factors

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (factor)
  • component

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A smaller, self-contained part of a larger entity. Often refers to a manufactured object that is part of a larger device.
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    Derived terms

    * componentless

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Making up a larger whole; as a component word.
  • Made up of smaller complete units in combination; as a component stereo.
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