Definition of Factoids

1. Noun. (plural of factoid) ¹

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Definition of Factoids

1. factoid [n] - See also: factoid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Factoids

factitious disorder
factitious disorders
factitious purpura
factitious urticaria
factoids (current term)
factor 3
factor A
factor B
factor D
factor E
factor Gm
factor H
factor III
factor IIa

Literary usage of Factoids

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Parenting Deficit by Amitai Etzioni (1993)
"Scientists are all too familiar with factoids. factoids are ‘facts' that many people believe to be true but are not. Thus it is a factoid that if a lemming ..."

2. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"If it had been any of the other grad students, I'd have assumed he was grepping for some bolstering factoids to support his next sally. ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1837)
"... And never paid the coachmaker his bill, Who furnish'd him his Phaeton: And we, his sons, can testify that still factoids is not Helicon ! ..."

4. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"... in the market and sit down and write and hop online and check out little factoids with a search engine so he wouldn't get hung up on stupid details. ..."

5. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"I read "Lasagna" by XJ Kennedy, "factoids" by Kristine O'Connell George, or "Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout" by Shel Silverstein. All three are humorous and ..."

6. Elements of Geometry by Adrien Marie Lagendre, John Farrar (1819)
"... and two equal to f, or the proposed equation will have these four factors, (x —«), (x —«), (a; — C)» (x — £)• The factoids common, at the same time, ..."

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