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AcronymDefinition
BFBoyfriend
BFBlack Friday
BFBody Fat (health statistic)
BFBeginning of (radioactive) Fallout
BFBest Friend
BFBahamas
BFBurkina Faso (country in west Africa)
BFButterfly
BFBlue Film
BFBreastfeeding (infant health)
BFBarefoot
BFBoard Foot
BFBlue Fish (brand)
BFBest Feature
BFBigfoot
BFBenjamin Franklin
BFBring Forward
BFBlood Flow
BFBut First (Hyper Logo command)
BFBallast Factor
BFBasal Forebrain
BFBabelfish
BFBaby Face
BFBooking Fee
BFBrett Favre (football player)
BFBeam Forming
BFBatters Faced (baseball statistic)
BFBalanced Flue (fireplaces)
BFBlast Furnace
BFBusiness Forum
BFBattlefields (Utopia game server)
BFBarrier-Free
BFBackfill (class of concrete surface finish, USACE)
BFBrought Forward
BFBaseball Field
BFBonafide (notice of intent to manufacture or import)
BFBlind Faith (book by Joe McGinniss)
BFBold Face
BFBryan Ferry (singer)
BFBlind Faith (band)
BFBreaker Failure (electrical engineering)
BFBoba Fett (Star Wars character)
BFBasse Fréquence (French: Low Frequency; radio frequency)
BFBrain Freeze
BFBad Friend
BFBad Flag
BFBackflush
BFBluefire
BFBasic Function
BFBehavioral Finance
BFBattle Force
BFBeat Frequency
BFBoiler Feed
BFBelgian Franc (unit of currency)
BFBlood Furnace (gaming, World of Warcraft)
BFBuenafuente (Spanish TV show)
BFBattle Frontier (Pokemon)
BFButterworth Filter
BFBoth Faces
BFBloody Fool
BFBlue Falcon (Dyno-Mutt)
BFBattle Field 1942 (game)
BFBomber/Fighter
BFBitch Fit
BFBack-Feed
BFBypass Filter
BFBasic Frame (NEC)
BFBrevet Federal
BFBalance Forward
BFBum Fights (game)
BFBenton Foundation
BFBoundary Function
BFBeam Fraction
BFBayerische Flugzeugwerke AG (German aircraft manufacturer)
BFBangface (London, England neo-rave club)
BFBongo Fury
BFBond Forfeiture
BFBravo Fleet (gaming)
BFBalefire (gaming)
BFBusiness Facilitator (Indian banking sector)
BFBusiness Frame (statistics, New Zealand)
BFBridging Fault
BFBalls Faced (game of Cricket)
BFBlitzen Fits (Christmas)
BFBachelor of Finance
BFBiliran Forum
BFBody Flap
BFBridge Function
BFMark Air (airline code)
BFBreastfeeding/Breastfed
BFBurning Fusion (WoW gaming Fusion Server)
BFBornhuetter-Ferguson (insurance claims method)
BFBus Fraction (Intel)
BFBryan Fury (Tekken 3 character)
BFBattery Feed
BFBoundary Facility
BFBreaker Filter (Nortel)
BFBattleforums
BFBlizzForums
BFBinary Feedback
BFBeyond Fatal (band)
BFBovine Fibrinogen
BFBlade Fold
BFBanco Filipino Savings & Mortgage Bank (Philippines)
BFBranching Filter
BFBlue Faction (gaming clan)
BFBond Finger (semiconductor substrate type)
BFBombay First
BFBachelor of Forestry
BFBellerive Foundation (Kenya)
BFBashkimi Për Fitoren (Union for Victory, Albania)
BFBase Funded
BFBattlefield Function
BFBellows Factor (photography)
BFBenign Fill (cryptography)
BFBiologijas Fakultate (Faculty of Biology)
BFBjørnefitte (Norwegian Military Winterhat)
BFBurgundy Fawn (rabbit breed)
BFBladen Force (website ring)
BFButtock Firmer (strength-building exercise)
BFBuffalo's Finest (graffiti crew)
BFBerendina Foundation (microfinance)
References in periodicals archive ?
At 20 years old, an ancient age for the web, Babelfish lives on, now offering to translate 75 languages.
(38) For websites that did not provide English/ French/ Romanian/ Italian translation (for most of the sections) I made use of foreign language translation software available online through babelfish.altavista.com.
The two most popular are Google Translate (translate.google.com) and Yahoo's Babel Fish (babelfish.yahoo.com).
Previously, Monier led the redesign of ecommerce leader eBay's search engine and was the founding chief technology officer of two 1990sAa milestones, AltaVista and BabelFish, the first language translation site."They do have the talent that is used to building large, industrial-strength search engines," Sullivan says of Cuil.
Visit the Babelfish website, which can perform (very unsophisticatedly) a translation into the language of your choice.
In such circuits of inference, Borges is evoked as at once a fantastical apologist of logocentrism and a prophet of worldwide textual webworking, whose best known translation software is called, in fact, "Babelfish." Borges's infinite library and its magic indices have become our spidery network of cross-referenced linkages.
"But," says Man, "the Babelfish is a dead giveaway isn't it...
Simplicius Summus Pontifex Romulo Augusto Imperatori et familiae salutem dicit (Babelfish engaged): 1, Simplicius, greet you and your family, Romulus Augustus.
Translations of any text in English to one of 19 other languages listed and vice versa, using Babelfish.
This, of course, is another example of life imitating art - fans of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy will be irresistibly reminded of the babelfish, which when placed in the ear translates any language in the known universe.