# Meaning of 'factorial'

## Meaning of 'factorial' (Webster Dictionary)

- Of or pertaining to a factory.

- Related to factorials. - A name given to the factors of a continued product when the former are derivable from one and the same function F(x) by successively imparting a constant increment or decrement h to the independent variable. Thus the product F(x).F(x + h).F(x + 2h) . . . F[x + (n-1)h] is called a factorial term, and its several factors take the name of factorials.

- The product of the consecutive numbers from unity up to any given number.

- Related to factorials. - A name given to the factors of a continued product when the former are derivable from one and the same function F(x) by successively imparting a constant increment or decrement h to the independent variable. Thus the product F(x).F(x + h).F(x + 2h) . . . F[x + (n-1)h] is called a factorial term, and its several factors take the name of factorials.

- The product of the consecutive numbers from unity up to any given number.

## Meaning of 'factorial' (Princeton's WordNet)

### See 'factorial' also in:

**Recent Article**

**Categories**

- Business Studies
- Banking & Finance
- Management & Organization Studies
- HRM & Labor Studies
- Management Information System
- Accounting & Auditing
- Marketing & Public Relations
- Entrepreneurship & Small Business
- Psychology & Behavioral Science
- Computer Programming
- Automotive Engineering
- Computer Networking
- Medical & Health Science
- Microbiology