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AcronymDefinition
FFull
FFax
FFemale
FFailure
FFalse
FFail
FFighter (US military aircraft designation; as in F-16)
FFahrenheit
FIf
FFound
FFirst (class airfare)
FFast (logic integrated circuits)
FFront
FField
FFine
FFord Motor Company (stock symbol)
FFriend(s)
FForce
FFlash (Precedence Level)
FFrance (International Auto Identification)
FRegistration (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
FForward
FFine (numismatics; 10th best condition of coin)
FFine (book condition)
FFunction
FFrankfurt (German auto license plates)
FFixed
FFilter
FFlag
FFellow
FFlat (welding position)
FFog (weather teports)
FFrequency
FFuse
FFault
FForte (music)
FFocal length (photography)
FFailing Grade
FFraction
FFloat (C programming language)
FFoul (baseball)
FFable (video game)
FFelony
FFolio
FFrancs
FFiduciary (IRB)
FFlight Inspection
FFujita (tornado intensity scale, ranging from F1 to F5)
FFoxtrot
FFluorine
FFleer (baseball card manufacturer)
FPhenylalanine (amino acid)
FBioavailability (fraction of drug reaching systemic circulation)
FFarad
FFuze
FFlunked
FFlunk
FFemto- (10^-15, SI Prefix)
FFunctor (abstract algebra)
FFroude Number
FFaraday Constant
FFunctional Distribution
FFilial Generation (genetics)
Fflare patterns (US DoD)
FFsmart (China)
FFrequency of Lifting
FFederal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Georgia (designates original point of circulation of a dollar bill)
FFisher's F Ratio (statistics; usually written in italics)
FF Sub-Shell (fourth outer subshell of an electron shell)
FCleared to Fix
FUndenominated United States Stamp (29 cents, introduced 3 Feb 1991)
FAt City Shop for Repairs (Alabama Public Safety Radio Code)
References in classic literature ?
The Chief's false head had blue hair, a turned-up nose, and a mouth that stretched half across the face.
Then he seated himself again, adjusted his false head, and said:
We are alien to each other, and their virtues are even more repugnant to my taste than their falsehoods and false dice.
As for the thoughts of many other objects external to me, as of the sky, the earth, light, heat, and a thousand more, I was less at a loss to know whence these came; for since I remarked in them nothing which seemed to render them superior to myself, I could believe that, if these were true, they were dependencies on my own nature, in so far as it possessed a certain perfection, and, if they were false, that I held them from nothing, that is to say, that they were in me because of a certain imperfection of my nature.
For how do we know that the thoughts which occur in dreaming are false rather than those other which we experience when awake, since the former are often not less vivid and distinct than the latter?
Then he called his son and told him that he had only a false bride; for that she was merely a waiting-maid, while the true bride stood by.
Nothing better,' said this false bride, 'than that she should be thrown into a cask stuck round with sharp nails, and that two white horses should be put to it, and should drag it from street to street till she was dead.
He saw on the table a tumbler with a little water in it, and with two false teeth in the water.
James Brown had been unreasonably sensitive on the subject of his false teeth, and that the one member of his family who knew of his wearing them was the relative who now claimed his remains.
Then quoth the King, "If I might catch False and Flattery or any of their masters, I would avenge me on the wretches that work so ill, and would hang them by the neck and all that them abet.
We may identify propositions in general with the contents of actual and possible beliefs, and we may say that it is propositions that are true or false.
There is no vice, that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious.