Form-factor meaning

A specification for the physical dimensions and configuration of a device or component.
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The physical size of a device as measured by outside dimensions. With regard to a disk drive, the form factor is the diameter of the platters, such as 2.5", 3.5" and 5.25", not size in terms of storage capacity. See footprint.
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(physics) The ratio of the RMS value to the absolute mean of a sinusoidal wave (especially to that of an alternating current)
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(physics) Any of several functions that describe the unknown internal state of a particle.
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(physics) The emissivity of a material.
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(crystallography) A function that describes the scattering power of an atom as function of the scattering angle.
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(mechanics) A factor describing the stress distribution of a body.
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The geometry of an object, especially in engineering design; configuration.
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