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form factor

n.
A specification for the physical dimensions and configuration of a device or component.
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Acreage Holdings announced the launch of new cannabis consumer products in select markets as part of its "House of Brands" strategy - a portfolio of unique brands that address different consumer segments and form factors. The launch includes products from three new Acreage-developed brands: The Botanist, Natural Wonder, and Live Resin Project.
The form factors determining the size and shape of the 400ZR transceivers able to plug into sockets found in switches are important.
LED form factors and packages are evolving towards miniaturization, driven by the need for lower costs and the ability to get more light into a smaller fixture.
So you can imagine if you reduce the design by 30 per cent we can start to do a lot of interesting things with the form factor. I think you will see innovation in form factors and in the future as well.
TYAN's embedded server platforms are designed to meet high reliability and safety requirements, and offer support for industry standard form factors. These platforms conform to higher standards and are ideal for a wide range of industrial controls, networking, surveillance, medical instrument, digital imaging and printing applications.
Considerable attention has been focused on the strong form factors and coupling constants of meson vertices in the context of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) since the last decade.
QSFP, QSFP+, QSFP14, and QSFP28 form factors collectively hold largest share of optical transceiver market
While Samsung, Apple and others have reinvented their form factors many times, Sony has been stuck with the same form factor for a while.
Its platform approach for this advanced display and sensing solution means that it can be adapted to a wide array of applications and form factors.
Figure 4 compares the form factors for star-branched polymers with the two forms for the inter-branch form factors [P.sub.ib.sup.(1)] (Q) and [P.sub.ib.sup.(2)] (Q) with full excluded volume v = 0.6.
Altair(TM) I's flexible 27U form factor operationalizes the cubesat concept by enabling increased mission capability while leveraging many of the beneficial cost and schedule savings inherent in the existing cubesat form factors.