## fac • to • ri • al

(fÃ|ktɔr i əl, -toʊr-) * n. * ** 1. ** the product of a given positive integer multiplied by all minor positive integers: The factorial quantity (4!)=4 ∙ 3 ∙ 2 ∙ 1=24. * Symbol: n!, * where * n * is the given integer.

* adj. * ** 2. ** of or related factors or factorials.

** 3. ** of or related to a factor or a factory.

[1810-20]

** fac • to'ri • al • ly, ** * adv. *