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noun see flügelhorn
I. adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French fluide, from Latin fluidus, from fluere to flow; akin to Greek phlyzein to boil over Date: 1603 1. a. having particles that ...
fluid bed
noun see fluidized bed
fluid dram
or fluidram noun Date: circa 1860 a unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/8 fluid ounce — see weight table
fluid mechanics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1937 a branch of mechanics dealing with the properties of liquids and gases
fluid ounce
noun Date: 1811 1. a United States unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/16 pint — see weight table 2. a British unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/20 pint — see weight ...
adjective see fluid II
adverb see fluid II
noun Date: 1851 an alcohol preparation of a plant-derived drug containing the active constituents of one gram of the dry drug in each milliliter
adjective Date: 1960 of, relating to, or being a device (as an amplifier or control) that depends for operation on the pressures and flows of a fluid in precisely shaped ...
noun plural but singular in construction see fluidic
noun Date: 1603 1. the quality or state of being fluid 2. the physical property of a substance that enables it to flow
noun see fluidize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: circa 1855 1. to cause to flow like a fluid 2. to suspend (as solid particles) in a rapidly moving stream of gas or vapor to induce ...
fluidized bed
noun Date: 1949 a bed of small solid particles (as in a coal burning furnace) suspended and kept in motion by an upward flow of a fluid (as a gas) — called also fluid bed
noun see fluidize
adjective see fluid II
adverb see fluid I
noun see fluid I
noun see fluid dram
I. noun Etymology: Middle English floke, fluke, from Old English flōc; akin to Old English flōh chip, Old High German flah smooth, Greek plax flat surface, and probably to Old ...
adjective see fluky
also flukey adjective (flukier; -est) Date: 1867 1. happening by or depending on chance 2. being unsteady or uncertain — used especially of wind
noun Etymology: probably from Middle English flum river, from Anglo-French, from Latin flumen, from fluere — more at fluid Date: 1748 1. an inclined channel for conveying ...
noun (plural -meries) Etymology: Welsh llymru Date: 1623 1. a. a soft jelly or porridge made with flour or meal b. any of several sweet desserts 2. mummery, mumbo ...
transitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1837 confuse
I. Etymology: imitative Date: 1729 intransitive verb to move or fall suddenly and heavily transitive verb to place or drop with a flump II. noun Date: 1767 a dull ...
past and past participle of fling
I. verb Etymology: perhaps blend of flinch and funk Date: 1823 intransitive verb to fail especially in an examination or course transitive verb 1. to give a failing ...
flunk out
verb Date: 1920 intransitive verb to be dismissed from a school or college for failure transitive verb to dismiss from a school or college for failure
noun see flunk I
noun see flunky
noun see flunky
also flunkey or flunkie noun (plural flunkies; also flunkeys) Etymology: Scots, of unknown origin Date: circa 1782 1. a. a liveried servant b. one performing menial or ...
fluocinolone acetonide
noun Etymology: fluor- + -cinolone (as in triamcinolone) Date: 1963 a glucocorticoid steroid C24H30F2O6 used especially as an anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of ...
noun Etymology: New Latin, mineral belonging to a group used as fluxes and including fluorite, from Latin, flow, from fluere — more at fluid Date: 1661 fluorite
or fluoro- combining form Etymology: French 1. fluorine 2. (also fluori-) fluorescence
intransitive verb (-resced; -rescing) Etymology: back-formation from fluorescence Date: 1874 to produce, undergo, or exhibit fluorescence • fluorescer noun
noun Date: 1871 a yellow or red crystalline dye C20H12O5 with a bright yellow-green fluorescence in alkaline solution
noun Etymology: fluorspar + opalescence Date: 1852 luminescence that is caused by the absorption of radiation at one wavelength followed by nearly immediate reradiation ...
adjective Date: 1853 1. having or relating to fluorescence 2. bright and glowing as a result of fluorescence ; broadly very bright in color • fluorescent noun • ...
fluorescent lamp
noun Date: 1896 a usually tubular electric lamp having a coating of fluorescent material on its inner surface and containing mercury vapor whose bombardment by electrons from ...
adverb see fluorescent
noun see fluoresce
combining form see fluor- 2
transitive verb (-dated; -dating) Date: 1949 to add a fluoride to (as drinking water) to reduce tooth decay • fluoridation noun
noun see fluoridate
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1826 1. a compound of fluorine 2. the monovalent anion of fluorine
noun see fluorometer
adjective see fluorometer
noun see fluorometer
transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Date: circa 1929 to treat or cause to combine with fluorine or a compound of fluorine • fluorination noun
noun see fluorinate
noun Etymology: French, from New Latin fluor Date: 1813 a nonmetallic halogen element that is isolated as a pale yellowish flammable irritating toxic diatomic gas — see ...
noun Etymology: Italian, from New Latin fluor Date: 1868 a transparent or translucent mineral of different colors that consists of the fluoride of calcium and is used ...
combining form see fluor-
noun Date: 1937 any of various chemically inert compounds containing carbon and fluorine used chiefly as lubricants, refrigerants, nonstick coatings, and formerly aerosol ...
noun Date: 1943 any of various fluorescent substances used in biological staining to produce fluorescence in a specimen
adjective see fluorography
noun Date: 1941 the photography of the image produced on a fluorescent screen by X rays • fluorographic adjective
or fluorimeter noun Date: 1897 an instrument for measuring fluorescence and related phenomena (as intensity of radiation) • fluorometric or fluorimetric adjective • ...
adjective see fluorometer
noun see fluorometer
noun Date: 1984 any of a group of fluorinated derivatives of quinolone that are used as antibacterial drugs
I. noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1896 an instrument used for observing the internal structure of an opaque object (as the living body) by means of ...
adjective see fluoroscope I
adverb see fluoroscope I
noun see fluoroscope I
noun see fluoroscope I
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1927 an abnormal condition (as mottling of the teeth) caused by fluorine or its compounds • fluorotic adjective
adjective see fluorosis
noun Etymology: fluor- + uracil Date: circa 1958 a fluorine-containing pyrimidine base C4H3FN2O2 used as a neoplastic agent to treat some kinds of cancer
noun Date: 1794 fluorite
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, probably from fluor- + oxy + methyl + amine Date: 1975 an antidepressant drug C17H18F3NO that is administered in the form ...
noun Etymology: fluor- + phenazine Date: 1959 a tranquilizer C22H26F3N3OS used especially in the form of its hydrochloride
I. noun (plural flurries) Etymology: probably from flurr to throw scatteringly Date: 1686 1. a. a gust of wind b. a brief light snowfall 2. a. a brief period of ...
I. verb Etymology: Middle English flusshen Date: 13th century intransitive verb to fly away suddenly transitive verb 1. to cause (as a bird) to flush 2. to expose or ...
adjective Date: 1973 suitable for disposal by flushing down a toilet
geographical name 1. section of New York City on Long Island in Queens 2. — see Vlissingen
noun see flush V
I. verb (flustered; flustering) Etymology: probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic flaustur hurry Date: 1604 transitive verb 1. to make tipsy 2. to put into ...
adverb see fluster I
I. noun Etymology: Middle English floute, from Anglo-French floute, fleute, from Old French flaüte, probably of imitative origin Date: 14th century 1. a. recorder 3 b. ...
adjective Date: 1611 having or marked by grooves
adjective see flute I
noun see flute II
adjective see flute I
noun Date: 1611 1. a series of flutes 2. fluted material
noun Date: 1603 one who plays a flute
I. verb Etymology: Middle English floteren to float, flutter, from Old English floterian, frequentative of flotian to float; akin to Old English flēotan to float — more at ...
flutter kick
noun Date: circa 1934 an alternating whipping motion of the legs used in various swimming styles (as the crawl)
flutter sleeve
noun Date: 1973 a loose-fitting tapered sleeve falling in folds over the upper arm
noun see flutter I
adjective see flutter I
adjective see flute I
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fluvialis, from fluvius river, from fluere Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or living in a stream or river 2. produced ...
adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Latin fluviatilis, from fluvius Date: 1599 fluvial
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin fluxus, from Latin, flow, from fluere to flow — more at fluid Date: ...
noun Date: 1944 a device used to indicate the direction and intensity of the magnetic field (as on a planet)
noun Date: 1599 1. the action of flowing or changing; also something subjected to such action 2. derivative 3 — compare method of fluxions • fluxional adjective
adjective see fluxion
geographical name river 650 miles (1046 kilometers) S New Guinea flowing SE into Gulf of Papua
I. verb (flew; flown; flying) Etymology: Middle English flien, from Old English flēogan; akin to Old High German fliogan to fly and probably to Old English flōwan to flow ...
fly agaric
noun Date: 1788 a medium to large poisonous amanita mushroom (Amanita muscaria) with a usually bright red cap
fly ash
noun Date: 1931 fine solid particles of ashes, dust, and soot carried out from burning fuel (as coal or oil) by the draft
fly at
phrasal to assail suddenly and violently
fly ball
noun Date: 1865 fly II,5
fly blind
phrasal to fly an airplane solely by instruments
fly casting
noun Date: circa 1889 the casting of artificial flies in fly-fishing or as a competitive sport
fly dope
noun Date: 1897 an insect repellent
fly fisherman
noun Date: 1886 an angler who uses the technique of fly-fishing
fly front
noun Date: 1843 a concealed closing on the front of a coat, skirt, shirt, dress, or pants • fly-front adjective
fly gallery
noun Date: 1888 a narrow raised platform at the side of a theater stage from which flying scenery lines are operated
fly high
phrasal to be elated
fly in the face of
or fly in the teeth of phrasal to stand or act forthrightly or brazenly in defiance or contradiction of
fly in the ointment
phrasal a detracting factor or element
fly in the teeth of
phrasal see fly in the face of
fly net
noun Date: before 12th century a net to exclude or keep off insects (as from a harness horse)
fly rod
noun Date: 1684 a light springy fishing rod used in fly casting • flyrodder noun
fly sheet
noun Date: 1825 1. a small loose advertising sheet ; handbill 2. a sheet of a folder, booklet, or catalog giving directions for the use of or information about the material ...
fly whisk
noun Date: 1841 a whisk for brushing away flies
I. noun Date: 1822 1. one that seeks to evade responsibilities and especially creditors by flight 2. one without established reputation or standing; especially a shaky ...
noun Date: 1946 fly-by-night
adjective Date: 1968 of, relating to, being, or utilizing a flight-control system in which controls are operated electrically rather than mechanically
intransitive verb see fly-fishing
noun Date: 1653 a method of fishing in which an artificial fly is cast by use of a fly rod, a reel, and a relatively heavy oiled or treated line • fly-fish intransitive verb
adjective see fly front
adjective Date: 1974 having or involving an inconspicuous but effective point of observation
noun Date: 1940 British infestation with fly maggots • fly-struck adjective, British
adjective see fly-strike
adjective Date: circa 1909 suitable for flying or for being flown
adjective Date: 1844 1. loose and flowing especially because of unconfined fullness at the back 2. of, relating to, or being an aircraft that is ready to fly
I. noun Date: 1556 fly-strike II. transitive verb (-blew; -blown) Date: 1603 1. taint, contaminate 2. to deposit eggs or young larvae of a flesh fly or blowfly in
adjective Date: circa 1529 1. a. not pure ; tainted b. not bright and new ; seedy, moth-eaten c. trite, hackneyed 2. a. infested with eggs or young larvae of ...
noun Date: 1937 a member of the air force; especially an aircraft pilot
noun Date: 1962 an open deck on a cabin cruiser located above the bridge on the cabin roof and usually having a duplicate set of navigating equipment
noun (plural flybys) Date: 1953 1. a prearranged usually low-altitude flight by one or more airplanes over a public gathering (as an air show) 2. a. a flight of a ...
noun Date: 1678 any of various passerine birds (families Muscicapidae and Tyrannidae) that feed on insects taken on the wing
variant of flier
I. adjective Date: before 12th century 1. a. moving or capable of moving in the air b. moving or made by moving rapidly c. very brief 2. intended for ready ...
flying boat
noun Date: 1913 a seaplane with a hull designed for floating
flying bomb
noun Date: 1944 chiefly British buzz bomb
flying bridge
noun Date: circa 1909 1. the highest navigational bridge on a ship 2. flybridge
flying buttress
noun Date: 1669 a masonry structure that typically consists of a straight inclined bar carried on an arch and a solid pier or buttress against which it abuts and that receives ...
Flying Dutchman
noun Date: 1813 1. a legendary Dutch mariner condemned to sail the seas until Judgment Day 2. a spectral ship that according to legend haunts the seas near the Cape of Good ...
flying fish
noun Date: circa 1511 any of numerous bony fishes (family Exocoetidae) chiefly of tropical and warm seas that are capable of long gliding flights out of water by spreading ...
flying fox
noun Date: 1759 fruit bat
flying gurnard
noun Date: 1792 any of several marine fishes (family Dactylopteridae) that resemble gurnards and have large pectoral fins allowing them to glide above the water for short ...
flying jib
noun Date: 1711 a sail outside the jib on an extension of the jibboom — see sail illustration
flying lemur
noun Date: 1883 either of two East Indian or Philippine arboreal nocturnal mammals (Cynocephalus volans and C. variegatus) that are about the size of a cat, that make long ...
flying machine
noun Date: 1736 an apparatus for navigating the air
flying mare
noun Date: 1754 a wrestling maneuver in which an opponent is seized by the wrist and thrown to the ground by being pulled over the back of the aggressor
flying officer
noun Date: 1913 a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a first lieutenant in the army
flying saucer
noun Date: 1947 any of various unidentified flying objects usually described as being saucer-shaped or disk-shaped
flying spot
noun Date: 1933 a spot of light moved over a surface (as one bearing printing or an image) so that light reflected from or transmitted by different parts of the surface is ...
flying squad
noun Date: 1925 a usually small standby group of people ready to move or act swiftly; especially a police unit formed to respond quickly in an emergency
flying squirrel
noun Date: 1591 either of two small nocturnal North American squirrels (Glaucomys volans and G. sabrinus) with folds of skin connecting the forelegs and hind legs that enable ...
flying start
noun Date: 1851 1. a start in racing in which the participants are already moving when they cross the starting line or receive the starting signal 2. a favorable start of ...
flying wedge
noun Date: 1909 a moving formation (as of guards or police) resembling a wedge
noun (plural flyleaves) Date: 1832 one of the free endpapers of a book
noun Date: 1881 a worker in the flies of a theater who manipulates curtains and scenery
noun Date: 1901 1. British overpass 2. flyby 1
noun Date: 1846 paper coated with a sticky often poisonous substance for killing flies
noun Date: 1914 chiefly British flyby 1
noun see fly rod
noun Etymology: German, from German dialect Date: 1853 a thick and extensive deposit largely of sandstone that is formed in a geosyncline adjacent to a rising mountain belt ...
noun Date: 1723 1. a speck made by fly excrement 2. something small and insignificant • flyspeck transitive verb
noun Date: 1917 a device for killing insects that consists of a flat piece of perforated rubber or plastic or fine-mesh wire netting attached to a handle
noun Etymology: fly + tier (one that ties) Date: 1881 a person who makes flies for fishing
noun Etymology: Scots, literally, contention, gerund of flyte to contend, argue, from Middle English fliten, from Old English flītan; akin to Old High German flīzan to argue ...
noun Date: 1891 an established air route of migratory birds
noun Date: 1911 a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 112 pounds — compare bantamweight
noun Date: 1784 a heavy wheel for opposing and moderating by its inertia any fluctuation of speed in the machinery with which it revolves; also a similar wheel used for ...
abbreviation fathom
symbol fermium
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: frequency modulation Date: 1940 a broadcasting system using frequency modulation; also a radio receiver of such a system II. ...
noun Etymology: flavin mononucleotide Date: circa 1953 a yellow crystalline phosphoric ester C17H21N4O9P of riboflavin that is a coenzyme of several flavoprotein enzymes
abbreviation footnote
or fol abbreviation folio
abbreviation 1. field officer 2. field order 3. finance officer 4. flight officer 5. foreign office 6. forward observer
biographical name Dario 1926- Italian playwright
variant of forecastle
I. noun Etymology: Middle English fole, from Old English fola; akin to Latin pullus young of an animal, Greek pais child — more at few Date: before 12th century a young ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English fome, from Old English fām; akin to Old High German feim foam, Latin spuma foam, pumex pumice Date: before 12th century 1. a light frothy ...
foam cell
noun Date: 1926 a swollen vacuolated phagocytic cell filled with lipid inclusions that often accummulates along arterial walls and is characteristic of some conditions of ...
foam rubber
noun Date: circa 1939 spongy rubber of fine texture made from latex by foaming (as by whipping) before vulcanization
adjective see foam II
foamed plastic
noun Date: 1945 expanded plastic
noun see foam II
noun Date: 1895 a spring-flowering herb (Tiarella cordifolia) of eastern North America that has white flowers with long stamens and no stem leaves — called also false ...
adverb see foamy
noun see foamy
adjective see foam I
adjective (foamier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. covered with foam ; frothy 2. full of, consisting of, or resembling foam • foamily adverb • foaminess noun
abbreviation free on board
I. transitive verb (fobbed; fobbing) Etymology: Middle English fobben Date: 14th century archaic deceive, cheat II. noun Etymology: perhaps akin to German dialect Fuppe ...
fob off
transitive verb Date: 1597 1. to put off with a trick, excuse, or inferior substitute 2. to pass or offer (something spurious) as genuine 3. to put aside
abbreviation free of charge
noun Etymology: Italian, from Late Latin focacia (neuter plural), from Latin focus hearth Date: 1969 a flat Italian bread typically seasoned with herbs and olive oil
adjective Date: 1693 of, relating to, being, or having a focus • focally adverb
focal infection
noun Date: circa 1923 a persistent bacterial infection of some organ or region; especially one causing symptoms elsewhere in the body
focal length
noun Date: 1693 the distance of a focus from the surface of a lens or curved mirror
focal plane
noun Date: 1889 a plane that is perpendicular to the axis of a lens or mirror and passes through the focus
focal point
noun Date: 1713 1. focus 1a 2. focus 5a
focal ratio
noun Date: 1926 f-number
noun see focalize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1845 transitive verb 1. to bring to a focus 2. localize intransitive verb 1. to come to a focus ; concentrate 2. localize • ...
adverb see focal
biographical name Ferdinand 1851-1929 French general; marshal of France
I. noun (plural foci; also focuses) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, hearth Date: 1644 1. a. a point at which rays (as of light, heat, or sound) converge or from which ...
focus group
noun Date: 1985 a small group of people whose response to something (as a new product or a politician's image) is studied to determine the response that can be expected from ...
adjective see focus II
noun see focus II
adjective see focus I
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fōdor; akin to Old High German fuotar food — more at food Date: before 12th century 1. something fed to domestic animals; ...
adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1724 Scottish buxom
noun Etymology: Middle English fo, from Old English fāh, from fāh, adjective, hostile; akin to Old High German gifēh hostile Date: before 12th century 1. one who has ...
abbreviation Fraternal Order of Eagles
or föhn noun Etymology: German Föhn Date: 1861 a warm dry wind blowing down the side of a mountain
noun Date: before 12th century foe 2
chiefly British variant of fetal
see foeto-
chiefly British variant of fetid
or foeti- chiefly British variant of feto-
chiefly British variant of fetus
I. noun Etymology: probably back-formation from foggy Date: 1544 1. a. vapor condensed to fine particles of water suspended in the lower atmosphere that differs from cloud ...
adjective Date: 1814 1. unable to move because of fog 2. covered by fog
noun Date: 1831 a nebulous arc or circle of white or yellowish light sometimes seen in fog
biographical name Robert William 1926- American economist
noun see fogy
adjective see fogy
noun see fogy
noun Etymology: Scots, from Middle English (Scots) fogage, from Medieval Latin fogagium, from Middle English fogge second growth of grass (probably of Scandinavian origin; akin ...
noun Date: 1953 an apparatus for spreading a fog of pesticide
geographical name commune SE Italy in Puglia population 155,042
adverb see foggy
noun see foggy
adjective (foggier; -est) Etymology: earlier, spongy, marshy, thick, probably from fog second growth of grass, from Middle English fogge Date: 15th century 1. a. filled ...
Foggy Bottom
I. noun Etymology: Foggy Bottom, district in Washington, D.C. Date: 1951 the United States Department of State II. geographical name section of Washington, D.C., near the ...
noun Date: 1848 1. a horn (as on a ship) sounded in a fog to give warning 2. a loud hoarse voice
adjective see fog I
also fogey noun (plural fogies; also fogeys) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1780 a person with old-fashioned ideas — usually used with old • fogyish or fogeyish ...
adjective see fogy
noun see fogy
noun see foehn
abbreviation Freedom of Information Act
noun Etymology: obsolete French (now faible), from obsolete foible weak, from Old French feble feeble Date: circa 1648 1. the part of a sword or foil blade between the middle ...
foie gras
noun Etymology: French, literally, fat liver Date: 1818 the fatted liver of an animal and especially of a goose usually served as a pâté
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, alteration of fullen to full cloth, from Anglo-French foller — more at full Date: 14th century 1. obsolete trample 2. a. ...
adjective Date: 1835 ornamented with foils
noun Date: 1927 a person who fences with a foil
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from foin fork for spearing fish, from Anglo-French fuin Date: 14th century archaic to thrust with a pointed weapon ; ...
noun Etymology: Middle English foisoun, from Anglo-French fuisun, foison, from Latin fusion-, fusio outpouring — more at fusion Date: 14th century 1. archaic rich harvest ...
transitive verb Etymology: probably from obsolete Dutch vuisten to take into one's hand, from Middle Dutch vuysten, from vuyst fist; akin to Old English fȳst fist Date: circa ...
geographical name region & former province S France in the Pyrenees SE of Gascony
biographical name Michel 1880-1942 American (Russian-born) choreographer
biographical name Anthony Herman Gerard 1890-1939 American (Dutch-born) aircraft designer & builder
abbreviation see fo
noun Etymology: folic acid + -in Date: 1949 folic acid
noun Date: 1951 folic acid
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English falod; akin to Old Saxon faled enclosure Date: before 12th century 1. an enclosure for sheep 2. a. a flock of sheep ...
adjective see fold III
adjective Date: 1948 designed to be folded for storage or portability
noun Etymology: translation of German Faltboot Date: 1938 a small collapsible canoe made of rubberized sailcloth stretched over a framework
noun Date: 1552 1. one that folds 2. a folded printed circular 3. a. a folded cover or large envelope for holding or filing loose papers b. an organizational element ...

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