f


Definition: Meaning of, f in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ɛf /

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f f’s, Fs
  1. the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
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    F, ef
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F


Definition: Meaning of, F in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ɛf /

  • noun
  • synonym
  • antonym
Word Forms:
Singular Plural
F F's, f's
f
  1. [uncountable and countable] the sixth letter of the English alphabet
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  2. [uncountable and countable] the fourth note in the musical SCALE 1 ( 8) of C MAJOR or the musical KEY based on this note
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  3. [countable] a mark given to a student's work to show that it is not good enough
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F used in phrases

  • De Klerk, F.W.
    1. (1936-) the President of South Africa from 1989 to 1994. He made many political changes and finally ended the system of APARTHEID . In 1990 he allowed the ANC to become a legal organization again, and let Nelson MANDELA out of prison. He and MANDELA won the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE in 1993.
  • F clef (noun)
    1. a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staff
  • F layer (noun)
    1. from 90 to 600 miles up the highest region of the ionosphere which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission
  • F region (noun)
    1. from 90 to 600 miles up the highest region of the ionosphere which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission
  • F.I.S.C. (noun)
    1. a secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; responsible for authorizing wiretaps and other forms of electronic surveillance and for authorizing searches of suspected spies and terrorists by the Department of Justice or United States intelligence agencies
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
    1. (1896-1940) a US writer whose novels include The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night .
  • Skinner, B.F.
    1. (1904-90) a US PSYCHOLOGIST (= a scientist who studies the way the human mind works) who developed the ideas of BEHAVIOURISM . He did a lot of EXPERIMENT s, especially with animals, to see how they behave in certain situations and how they can be trained to change their behaviour. He also invented "programmed learning", a teaching method which influenced the way that languages and other subjects were taught in the 1970s, although most teachers now think that Skinner's method was wrong.
  • f number (noun)
    1. camera the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a lens system
  • f-word (noun)
    1. used when you are talking about the word FUCK but do not want to say it because it is offensive
  • f.
    1. the written abbreviation of forte, used in music to show that a part should be played or sung loudly
    2. the written abbreviation of female
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Pronunciation: wɪljəm ðə ˈkɒŋkərə
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(1027-1087) the king of England from 1066 until his death. He was also called William I . William was the Duke of Normandy (in northern France), and became king of England by defeating King Harold at the Battle of HASTINGS in 1066. His arrival brought great changes in English society, and people see it as the end of the Anglo-Saxon period and the beginning of the Middle Ages.