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F1 layer
noun Date: 1933 the lower of the two layers into which the F region of the ionosphere splits in the daytime that occurs at varying heights from about 80 to 120 miles (130 to ...
F2 layer
noun Date: 1933 the upper of the two layers into which the F region of the ionosphere splits in the daytime at varying heights from about 120 miles (200 kilometers) to more ...
abbreviation face-to-face
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to Saint John the Baptist Date: 13th century the fourth tone of ...
abbreviation 1. field artillery 2. fielding average 3. football association
fa la
noun Etymology: fa-la, meaningless syllables often occurring in its refrain Date: 1597 a 16th and 17th century part-song
abbreviation 1. Federal Aviation Administration 2. free of all average
adjective Date: 1957 fabulous
adjective Date: 1638 1. a. of, relating to, or in the manner of the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus known for his defeat of Hannibal in the Second Punic War by the ...
noun see Fabian
biographical name 1928- Fabiola de Mora y Aragón queen of Baudoin of Belgium
biographical name died 203 B.C. Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator Roman general against Hannibal
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin fabula conversation, story, play, from fari to speak — more at ban Date: 14th century a fictitious ...
adjective Date: 1602 1. fictitious 2. told or celebrated in fables 3. renowned, famous
noun see fable II
noun (plural fabliaux) Etymology: French, from Old French, diminutive of fable Date: 1804 a short, usually comic, frankly coarse, and often cynical tale in verse popular ...
biographical name Jean-Henri 1823-1915 French entomologist
noun Etymology: Middle French fabrique, from Latin fabrica workshop, structure Date: 15th century 1. a. structure, building b. underlying structure ; framework 2. ...
fabric softener
noun Date: 1965 a product used to make laundered fabrics softer and fluffier
noun Date: 1757 manufacturer
transitive verb (-cated; -cating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fabricatus, past participle of fabricari, from fabrica Date: 15th century 1. a. invent, create b. ...
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act or process of fabricating 2. a product of fabrication; especially lie, falsehood
noun see fabricate
adjective Date: 1684 of, relating to, or having the form of a fable
noun Date: 1593 1. a creator or writer of fables 2. liar • fabulist or fabulistic adjective
adjective see fabulist
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fabulosus, from fabula Date: 15th century 1. a. resembling or suggesting a fable ; of an incredible, astonishing, or ...
adverb see fabulous
noun see fabulous
abbreviation 1. facsimile 2. faculty
abbreviation forward air controller
also façade noun Etymology: French façade, from Italian facciata, from faccia face, from Vulgar Latin *facia Date: circa 1681 1. the front of a building; also any face of ...
noun see facade
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *facia, from Latin facies make, form, face, from facere to make, do — more at ...
face angle
noun Date: 1913 an angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle
face card
noun Date: 1826 a king, queen, or jack in a deck of cards
face cord
noun Date: circa 1926 a unit of wood cut for fuel equal to a stack 4 × 8 feet with lengths of pieces from about 12 to 16 inches
face fly
noun Date: 1961 a European dipteran fly (Musca autumnalis) that is similar to the housefly, is widely established in North America, and causes distress to livestock by ...
face mask
noun Date: 1906 a mask covering the face (as in football)
face off
intransitive verb Date: 1948 to be in or come into opposition or competition
face the music
phrasal to meet an unpleasant situation, a danger, or the consequences of one's actions
face time
noun Date: 1978 1. the amount of time one spends appearing on television 2. time spent in a face-to-face meeting with someone 3. time spent at one's place of employment ...
face up
intransitive verb Date: 1920 to confront or deal directly with someone or something previously avoided — usually used with to
face value
noun Date: 1876 1. the value indicated on the face (as of a postage stamp or a stock certificate) 2. the apparent value or significance
adjective Date: 1913 relating to or being a crystal space lattice in which each cubic unit cell has an atom at the center and at the corners of each face — compare ...
adverb Date: 1880 with the face foremost • face-first adjective
noun Date: 1934 1. plastic surgery on the face and neck to remove defects and imperfections (as wrinkles or sagging skin) typical of aging 2. an alteration, restoration, or ...
noun Date: 1896 1. a method of beginning play (as in hockey or lacrosse) in which two opponents face each other and attempt to gain control of a puck or ball dropped or placed ...
noun Date: 1982 a sudden face-first fall
noun Date: 1923 something (as a compromise) that saves face • face-saving adjective or noun
adjective or noun see face-saver
adverb or adjective Date: 14th century 1. within each other's sight or presence 2. in or into direct contact or confrontation
noun Date: 1602 washcloth
adverb Date: 1830 with the face down
adjective Date: 1568 1. a. lacking character or individuality ; nondescript b. not identified ; anonymous 2. lacking a face • facelessness noun
noun see faceless
noun Date: 1841 1. a disk fixed with its face at right angles to the live spindle of a lathe for the attachment of the work 2. a. a protective plate for a machine or ...
noun Date: 15th century 1. one that faces 2. British a sudden often stunning check or obstacle
noun Etymology: French facette, diminutive of face Date: 1625 1. a small plane surface (as on a cut gem) — see brilliant illustration 2. any of the definable aspects that ...
adjective Etymology: Latin facetus Date: 1603 archaic facetious, witty
adjective see facet
noun plural Etymology: Latin, from plural of facetia jest, from facetus elegant, witty Date: 1529 witty or humorous writings or sayings
adjective Etymology: Middle French facetieux, from facetie jest, from Latin facetia Date: 1599 1. joking or jesting often inappropriately ; waggish 2. meant to be ...
adverb see facetious
noun see facetious
adjective see facet
adverb Date: 1891 with the face up
variant of fascia 3
I. adjective Date: circa 1818 1. of or relating to the face 2. concerned with or used in improving the appearance of the face • facially adverb II. noun Date: 1914 a ...
facial index
noun Date: circa 1889 the ratio of the breadth of the face to its length multiplied by 100
facial nerve
noun Date: circa 1818 either of the seventh pair of cranial nerves that supply motor fibers especially to the muscles of the face and jaw and sensory and parasympathetic ...
adverb see facial I
noun (plural facies) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, face Date: circa 1736 1. general appearance 2. an appearance and expression of the face characteristic of a ...
adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Latin facilis, from facere to do — more at do Date: 15th century 1. a. (1) easily accomplished or attained (2) ...
facile princeps
foreign term Etymology: Latin easily first
adverb see facile
noun see facile
facilis descensus Averni
foreign term see facilis descensus Averno
facilis descensus Averno
or facilis descensus Averni foreign term Etymology: Latin the descent to Avernus is easy ; the road to evil is easy
transitive verb (-tated; -tating) Date: 1611 to make easier ; help bring about • facilitative adjective
noun Date: 1619 1. the act of facilitating ; the state of being facilitated 2. a. the lowering of the threshold for reflex conduction along a particular neural pathway ...
adjective see facilitate
noun Date: 1799 one that facilitates; especially one that helps to bring about an outcome (as learning, productivity, or communication) by providing indirect or unobtrusive ...
adjective Date: 1944 inducing or involved in facilitation especially of a reflex action
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1531 1. the quality of being easily performed 2. ease in performance ; aptitude 3. readiness of compliance 4. a. (1) something that ...
noun Date: 1566 1. a. a lining at the edge especially of a garment b. plural the collar, cuffs, and trimmings of a uniform coat 2. an ornamental or protective layer ...
façon de parler
foreign term Etymology: French manner of speaking ; figurative or conventional expression
noun Etymology: Latin fac simile make similar Date: 1691 1. an exact copy 2. a system of transmitting and reproducing graphic matter (as printing or still pictures) by ...
noun Etymology: Latin factum, from neuter of factus, past participle of facere Date: 15th century 1. a thing done: as a. obsolete feat b. crime c. archaic action ...
fact finder
noun Date: 1926 one that tries to determine the realities of a case, situation, or relationship; especially an impartial examiner designated by a government agency to ...
fact of life
Date: 1849 1. something that exists and must be taken into consideration 2. plural the fundamental physiological processes and behavior involved in sex and reproduction
transitive verb Date: 1973 to verify the factual accuracy of • fact-checker noun
noun see fact-check
noun or adjective see fact finder
noun Etymology: French or German; French facticité, from German Faktizität, from Factum fact, from Latin factum Date: 1945 the quality or state of being a fact
noun Etymology: Middle French & Latin; Middle French, from Latin faction-, factio act of making, faction — more at fashion Date: 1509 1. a party or group (as within a ...
adjective see faction
noun see faction
adverb see faction
adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French factieux, from Latin factiosus, from factio Date: 1532 of or relating to faction: as a. caused by faction b. ...
adverb see factious
noun see factious
adjective Etymology: Latin facticius, from factus, past participle of facere to make, do — more at do Date: 1646 1. produced by humans rather than by natural forces 2. ...
adverb see factitious
noun see factitious
adjective Etymology: probably from Latin factitare to do habitually, frequentative of facere Date: 1846 of, relating to, or being a transitive verb that in some constructions ...
adverb see factitive
noun Date: 1973 1. an invented fact believed to be true because of its appearance in print 2. a briefly stated and usually trivial fact
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French facteur, from Latin factor doer, from facere Date: 15th century 1. one who acts or transacts business for another: as ...
factor analysis
noun Date: 1931 the analytical process of transforming statistical data (as measurements) into linear combinations of usually independent variables • factor analytic ...
factor analytic
adjective see factor analysis
factor group
noun Date: 1897 quotient group
factor VIII
noun Date: 1954 a glycoprotein clotting factor of blood plasma that is essential for blood clotting and is absent or inactive in hemophilia — called also antihemophilic ...
adjective see factor II
noun Date: 1613 1. the charges made by a factor for services 2. the business of a factor
I. adjective Date: 1837 of, relating to, or being a factor or a factorial II. noun Date: 1869 1. the product of all the positive integers from 1 to n — symbol n! 2. the ...
noun Date: 1886 the operation of resolving a quantity into factors; also a product obtained by factorization • factorize transitive verb
transitive verb see factorization
noun see factor I
noun (plural -ries) Date: 1582 1. a station where factors reside and trade 2. a. a building or set of buildings with facilities for manufacturing b. the seat of some ...
factory ship
noun Date: 1851 a ship equipped to process a whale or fish catch at sea
adjective see factory
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, do everything, from Latin fac (imperative of facere do) + totum everything Date: 1566 1. a person having many diverse activities or ...
adjective Etymology: fact + -ual (as in actual) Date: circa 1834 1. of or relating to facts 2. restricted to or based on fact • factuality noun • factually ...
noun Date: 1936 adherence or dedication to facts • factualist noun
noun see factualism
noun see factual
adverb see factual
noun see factual
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin factura action of making, from factus Date: 15th century the manner in which something (as an artistic work) is ...
noun (plural faculae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of fac-, fax torch Date: 1706 any of the bright regions of the sun's photosphere seen most easily near the ...
adjective Date: 1820 1. a. of or relating to the grant of permission, authority, or privilege b. optional 2. of or relating to a mental faculty 3. a. taking ...
adverb see facultative
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English faculte, from Anglo-French faculté, from Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin facultat-, facultas branch of learning or ...
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1867 a practice or interest followed for a time with exaggerated zeal ; craze Synonyms: see fashion • faddish adjective • ...
noun Date: 1944 flavin adenine dinucleotide
biographical name Sir Arthur William 1895-1973 Australian statesman
adjective see fad
adverb see fad
noun see fad
noun see fad
noun see fad
adjective see fad
I. verb (faded; fading) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French *fader, from fade feeble, insipid, from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, alteration of Latin fatuus fatuous, insipid ...
I. verb (faded; fading) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French *fader, from fade feeble, insipid, from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, alteration of Latin fatuus fatuous, insipid ...
noun Date: 1917 a gradual increase in a motion-picture or television image's visibility at the beginning of a sequence
noun Date: 1917 an act or instance of fading out; especially a gradual decrease in a motion-picture or television image's visibility at the end of a sequence
noun Date: 1909 1. a. screwball 1 b. a slide in which a base runner throws his or her body sideways to avoid the tag 2. an act or instance of fading away
adjective Date: 1652 not susceptible to fading
noun see fade I
biographical name Clifton 1904-1999 American writer & editor
abbreviation fleet admiral
noun (plural fados) Etymology: Portuguese, literally, fate, from Latin fatum Date: 1902 a plaintive Portuguese folk song
chiefly British variant of fecal
chiefly British variant of feces
noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, task, from obsolete Catalan, from Latin facienda things to be done, from facere to do — more at do Date: 1927 a series of final passes ...
geographical name commune N Italy population 54,118
also faery noun (plural faeries) Etymology: Middle English fairie — more at fairy Date: 1579 1. fairyland 2. fairy 1 • faery adjective
Faeroe Islands
or Faroe Islands geographical name islands Denmark in the NE Atlantic NW of the Shetlands capital Tórshavn area 540 square miles (1404 square kilometers), population 47,653
or Faroese noun (plural Faeroese or Faroese) Date: 1854 1. a member of the people inhabiting the Faeroes 2. the North Germanic language of the Faeroese people • Faeroese ...
I. noun see faerie II. adjective see faerie
geographical name see Fiesole
noun Etymology: Old Norse Fāfnir Date: 1850 a dragon in Norse mythology that guards the Nibelungs' gold hoard until slain by Sigurd
I. verb (fagged; fagging) Etymology: perhaps from obsolete fag to droop, from fag fag end Date: 1772 intransitive verb to work hard ; toil transitive verb to tire by ...
fag end
noun Etymology: earlier fag, from Middle English fagge flap Date: 1600 1. a. a poor or worn-out end ; remnant b. the extreme end 2. a. the last part or coarser end ...
noun Etymology: earlier and dialect, contemptuous word for a woman or child, probably from 1fagot Date: 1914 usually disparaging a male homosexual • faggotry noun, ...
noun see fagoting
noun see faggot
adjective see faggot
adjective see fag VI
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Fagin, character in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist (1839) Date: 1847 an adult who instructs others (as children) in crime
I. noun or faggot Etymology: Middle English fagot, from Anglo-French Date: 14th century bundle: as a. a bundle of sticks b. a bundle of pieces of wrought iron to be ...
or faggoting noun Date: 1885 1. an embroidery produced by pulling out horizontal threads from a fabric and tying the remaining cross threads into groups of an hourglass ...
or Fahr abbreviation Fahrenheit
biographical name 1923- Fahd ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz as-Sa‘ūd king of Saudi Arabia (1982- )
abbreviation see Fah
I. adjective Etymology: Daniel G. Fahrenheit Date: 1753 relating or conforming to a thermometric scale on which under standard atmospheric pressure the boiling point of ...
geographical name island central Azores area 66 square miles (171 square kilometers)
or faïence noun Etymology: French, from Faenza, Italy Date: 1714 earthenware decorated with opaque colored glazes
noun see faience
I. verb Etymology: Middle English failen, from Anglo-French faillir, from Vulgar Latin *fallire, alteration of Latin fallere to deceive, disappoint Date: 13th century ...
I. adjective Date: 1946 1. incorporating some feature for automatically counteracting the effect of an anticipated possible source of failure 2. being or relating to a ...
I. noun Date: 1590 a usually slight or insignificant defect in character, conduct, or ability Synonyms: see fault II. preposition Date: 1810 in absence or default of
adverb see fail I
noun Etymology: French, from Old French Date: 1869 a somewhat shiny closely woven silk, rayon, or cotton fabric characterized by slight ribs in the weft
noun Etymology: alteration of earlier failer, from Anglo-French, from Old French faillir to fail Date: 1643 1. a. omission of occurrence or performance; specifically a ...
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English fagen, fayn, from Old English fægen; akin to Old English gefēon to rejoice, Old High German gifehan, Old Norse feginn happy Date: ...
I. noun (plural fainéants) Etymology: French, from Middle French fait-nient, literally, does nothing, by folk etymology from faignant, from present participle of faindre, ...
adjective see fainéant II
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English faint, feint, from Anglo-French, from past participle of feindre, faindre to feign, lose heart — more at feign Date: 14th century 1. ...
adjective Date: 15th century lacking courage or resolution ; timid • faintheartedly adverb • faintheartedness noun
adverb see fainthearted
noun see fainthearted
adjective see faint I
noun see faint I
adverb see faint I
noun see faint I
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English fager, fair, from Old English fæger; akin to Old High German fagar beautiful Date: before 12th century 1. pleasing to the eye or mind ...
fair ball
noun Date: 1856 a batted baseball that lands within the foul lines or that is within the foul lines when bounding to the outfield past first or third base or when going ...
fair catch
noun Date: 1867 a catch of a kicked football by a player who gives a prescribed signal, may not advance the ball, and may not be tackled • fair-catch transitive verb
fair copy
noun Date: circa 1638 a neat and exact copy especially of a corrected draft
Fair Isle
noun Date: 1851 a style of knitting originating in the Shetland Islands that is characterized by bands of multicolored geometric patterns; also an article of clothing knitted ...
Fair Lawn
geographical name borough NE New Jersey NE of Paterson population 31,637
fair market value
noun Date: 1901 a price at which buyers and sellers with a reasonable knowledge of pertinent facts and not acting under any compulsion are willing to do business
fair play
noun Date: 1595 equitable or impartial treatment ; justice
fair shake
noun Date: 1830 a fair chance or fair treatment
fair trade
noun see fair-trade
fair trader
noun see fair-trade
fair use
noun Date: 1945 a legal doctrine that portions of copyrighted materials may be used without permission of the copyright owner provided the use is fair and reasonable, does not ...
transitive verb see fair catch
adjective Date: 1909 specially favored ; white-headed — used especially in the phrase fair-haired boy
adjective Date: 1874 marked by impartiality and honesty ; just, unprejudiced • fair-mindedness noun
noun see fair-minded
adjective Date: 15th century pleasant and courteous in speech
transitive verb Date: 1947 to market (a commodity) in compliance with the provisions of a fair-trade agreement • fair trade noun • fair trader noun
fair-trade agreement
noun Date: 1937 an agreement between a producer and a seller that commodities bearing a trademark, label, or brand name belonging to the producer be sold at or above a ...
adjective Date: 1736 1. loyal only during a time of success 2. suitable for or done during fair weather
I. biographical name Charles Warren 1852-1918 American lawyer & politician; vice president of United States (1905-09) II. biographical name Douglas Elton 1883-1939 American ...
geographical name city SW central Ohio population 32,052
biographical name David Grandison 1869-1954 American botanist
faire suivre
foreign term Etymology: French have forwarded ; please forward
I. biographical name Baron Thomas 1612-1671 English general II. biographical name Baron Thomas 1692-1782 proprietor in Virginia
geographical name 1. city W California NE of Berkeley population 96,178 2. city SW Connecticut population 57,340 3. city SW Ohio population 42,097
noun Date: 1836 one who attends a fair
noun Date: 1741 an area where outdoor fairs, circuses, or exhibitions are held — often used in plural with sing. constr.
I. noun Date: 1574 1. British a. a present bought or given at a fair b. gift 2. British desert III,2 II. noun Etymology: 4fair Date: 1914 a member or structure ...
adjective Date: circa 1611 fairly good • fairishly adverb
adverb see fairish
noun Date: circa 1841 1. (also fairleader) a block, ring, or strip of plank with holes that serves as a guide for the running rigging or any ship's rope and keeps it from ...
noun see fairlead 1
adverb Date: 12th century 1. in a handsome manner 2. obsolete a. in a gentle manner ; quietly b. in a courteous manner 3. so to speak ; nearly, practically 4. ...
noun see fair I
fairness doctrine
noun Date: 1967 a tenet of licensed broadcasting that ensures a reasonable opportunity for the airing of conflicting viewpoints on controversial issues
noun Date: 1584 1. a. a navigable part of a river, bay, or harbor b. an open path or space 2. the closely mowed part of a golf course between a tee and a green
Fairweather Mountain
geographical name see Fairweather, Mount
Fairweather, Mount
or Fairweather Mountain geographical name mountain 15,300 feet (4663 meters) on boundary between Alaska & British Columbia
noun (plural fairies) Etymology: Middle English fairie fairyland, enchantment, from Anglo-French faerie, from fee fairy, from Latin Fata, goddess of fate, from fatum fate Date: ...
fairy godmother
noun Date: 1839 a generous friend or benefactor
fairy ring
noun Etymology: from the folk belief that such rings were dancing places of the fairies Date: 1599 1. a ring of basidiomycetous mushrooms produced at the periphery of a body ...
fairy shrimp
noun Date: 1857 any of several very small translucent freshwater branchiopod crustaceans (order Anostraca)
fairy story
noun see fairy tale
fairy tale
noun Date: 1749 1. a. a story (as for children) involving fantastic forces and beings (as fairies, wizards, and goblins) — called also fairy story b. a story in which ...
adjective Date: 1924 characteristic of or suitable to a fairy tale; especially marked by seemingly unreal beauty, perfection, luck, or happiness
noun Date: 1715 archaic the power to enchant
noun Date: 1590 1. the land of fairies 2. a place of delicate beauty or magical charm
adjective see fairy
biographical name circa 1906-1975 king of Saudi Arabia (1964-75)
Faisal I
Arabic Fayṣal biographical name 1885-1933 king of Syria (1920), of Iraq (1921-1933)
Faisal II
Arabic Fayṣal biographical name 1935-1958 king of Iraq (1939-58)
or formerly Lyallpur geographical name city NE Pakistan W of Lahore population 1,092,000
fait accompli
noun (plural faits accomplis) Etymology: French, accomplished fact Date: 1845 a thing accomplished and presumably irreversible
I. noun (plural faiths) Etymology: Middle English feith, from Anglo-French feid, fei, from Latin fides; akin to Latin fidere to trust — more at bide Date: 13th century 1. ...
faith healer
noun see faith healing
faith healing
noun Date: 1885 a method of treating diseases by prayer and exercise of faith in God • faith healer noun
I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. obsolete full of faith 2. steadfast in affection or allegiance ; loyal 3. firm in adherence to promises or in observance of duty ; ...
adverb see faithful I
noun see faithful I
adjective Date: 14th century 1. not true to allegiance or duty ; treacherous, disloyal 2. not to be relied on ; untrustworthy • faithlessly adverb • faithlessness ...
adverb see faithless
noun see faithless
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French faitour maker, swindler, from Latin factor doer — more at factor Date: 14th century archaic cheat, imposter
Faiyûm, El
geographical name — see el faiyum
geographical name 1. (or Feyzabad) city NE Afghanistan population 70,871 2. city N India in Uttar Pradesh population 125,012
geographical name city NE Puerto Rico population 40,712
noun Etymology: American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish faja sash, belt, probably from Catalan faixa, from Latin fascia band — more at fascia Date: 1971 a marinated strip ...

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