Form factor

Form factor,

Definition of Form factor:

  1. A mathematical factor that compensates for irregularity in the shape of an object, usually the ratio between its volume and that of a regular object of the same breadth and height.

  2. Unique size and shape of a component or device (such as a circuit board, disk drive, or power supply of a computer) that determines its fit (physical compatibility) or interchangeability with other components or devices of a system.

How to use Form factor in a sentence?

  1. I did not know if the computer had the right form factor that we needed because it seemed to be too big.
  2. The form factor was a perfect which we expected because Ben, our information technology expert, recommended the change be implemented.
  3. If you can figure out how to manipulate the form factor of things in your office you can help to maximize your space.
  4. If the particle form factors are known, an experimental average structure factor can be extracted by dividing the intensity by the average form factor.

Meaning of Form factor & Form factor Definition