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factorial

Pronunciation: fak-tor'e-al

Definition:

  1. Pertaining to a statistical factor or factors.
  2. Of an integer, that integer multiplied by each smaller integer in succession down to one, written n!; 5! equals 5 × 4 × 3 × 2 × 1 = 120.

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