[fak-cher] /ˈfæk tʃər/
the act, process, or manner of making anything; construction.
the thing made.
[fak-tuh m] /ˈfæk təm/ noun, plural facta [fak-tuh] /ˈfæk tə/ (Show IPA) 1. a statement of the in a controversy or legal case.
[fak-yuh-luh] /ˈfæk yə lə/ noun, plural faculae [fak-yuh-lee] /ˈfæk yəˌli/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. an irregular, unusually bright patch on the sun’s surface. /ˈfækjʊlə/ noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː) 1. any of the bright areas on the sun’s surface, usually appearing just before a sunspot and subject to the same 11-year cycle facula (fāk’yə-lə) Plural faculae […]
[fak-uh l-tey-tiv] /ˈfæk əlˌteɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. conferring a faculty, privilege, permission, or the power of doing or not doing something: a facultative enactment. 2. left to one’s option or choice; optional: The last questions in the examination were facultative. 3. that may or may not take place; that may or may not assume a […]
- Facultative anaerobe
facultative anaerobe n. An organism, such as a bacterium, that can live in the absence as well as in the presence of atmospheric oxygen.