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conversion factor

n.
A numerical factor used to multiply or divide a quantity when converting from one system of units to another.
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Noun1.conversion factor - factor by which a quantity that is expressed in one set of units must be multiplied in order to convert it into another set of units
factor - any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
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Energy Information Administration (EIA) adopted the thermal conversion factor of 6.
These reported values will be a common conversion factor for indoor external dose rate for our local mud housed if verified by other authors.
In 2005 the North East Regional Renewable Energy Strategy gave a conversion factor of 0.
Finally, be sure that at least one of the parameters you use to determine your fee schedules is based on the 2003 Medicare conversion factor for RVUs.
The decrease in the conversion factor results in a decrease in reimbursement under the Medicare physician fee schedule.
The conversion factor computations were different for the two versions.
Calculated annually by EIA as the average of the thermal conversion factors for all petroleum products consumed by the electric power sector weighted by the quantities consumed by the electric power sector.
Although yearly conversion factors are purportedly designed to provide updates to the fee schedule, physicians should not expect to reap a windfall.
To determine how much a roll or machine is out of level, take the level's reading and multiply it by the conversion factor (number of running feet of machine width).
An appropriate set of conversion factor multipliers.
For example, in calculating the thermal conversion factor for a 60-40 butanepropane mixture, the thermal conversion factor for butane is weighted 1.
The final rule also requires banking organizations to hold risk-based capital against eligible ABCP liquidity facilities with an original maturity of one year or less that provide liquidity support to ABCP by imposing a 10 percent credit conversion factor on such facilities.