form factor definition

  • noun:
    • The proportion of RMS worth towards the absolute mean of a sinusoidal wave (especially to that particular of an alternating current)
    • some of a number of functions that explain the as yet not known internal condition of a particle
    • The emissivity of a material
    • A function that describes the scattering energy of an atom as function of the scattering direction
    • an issue explaining the strain distribution of a body
    • The geometry of an object, especially in manufacturing design; configuration.

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