What is primary factor?

Some articles on primary factor:

Completely Randomized Design
... of experiments, completely randomized designs are for studying the effects of one primary factor without the need to take other nuisance variables into account ... This article describes completely randomized designs that have one primary factor ... compares the values of a response variable based on the different levels of that primary factor ...

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