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safety pinfastenerRate it:

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X factorAn unknown or hard-to-define influence; a factor with unknown or unforeseeable consequences.Rate it:

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factor inTo consider as a factorRate it:

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factor spaceA space obtained from another by identification of points that are equivalent to one another in some equivalence relation.Rate it:

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factor spaceIn a product space.Rate it:

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fudge factorA quantity introduced to compensate for uncertainty.Rate it:

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fudge factorany padding or compensation built into a guess or estimateRate it:

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gut factorFeelings about what feels right or wrong, good or bad. An inner persuasion that one may feel convinced is the appropriate decision.Rate it:

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X factorprothrombinase, also called factor X.Rate it:

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X factorThe proportionality constant which converts CO emission line brightness to molecular hydrogen mass.Rate it:

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buckle upTo fasten one's seat belt or safety belt.Rate it:

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strip awayTo ignore a factor which obscures the reality.Rate it:

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penny in the fuseboxAn improvised repair made with no regard for safety.Rate it:

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a million timesby a factor of a millionRate it:

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air bagcar's safety deviceRate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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clear the deckMove out of the area of congestion, evacuate an area for safety's sake. Make way for emergency crews, Listen to the Boss.Rate it:

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come intoTo be a factor in.Rate it:

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deadweightA useless, usually encumbering factor.Rate it:

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for a startfor one thing; as one rebutting factor among manyRate it:

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foul-upfoul-up, has myriad meanings: goof-up, mess-up, turn out high percentage rejects, commit or cause damage, fail to follow safety regulations, fail to supervise, or orient workers properly etc.Rate it:

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head startA factor conducive to superiority and success.Rate it:

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iron curtainA barrier made of iron in the theatre, lowered between the stage and the auditorium for safety or to prevent communication.Rate it:

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out of the pictureNot included in the matter being planned or under consideration; not a factor or participant in the present situation.Rate it:

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straw that stirs the drinkThe person who stimulates or inspires a group; the major factor affecting a trend or set of developments.Rate it:

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unspoken wordA great and viable factor, a venerable background, solid financial condition. Long and successful business history.Rate it:

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wide berthAdequate distance from sea vessels or other objects to ensure safety and maneuverability.Rate it:

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wide berthA considerable or comfortable distance from a person or object, especially for safety or deliberate avoidance.Rate it:

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