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formatively
adverb see formative I
formatter
noun see format II
forme
noun Date: 15th century British form 8
formed
adjective Date: 1565 organized in a way characteristic of living matter
formée
adjective Etymology: French, feminine past participle of former to form, from Old French, from Latin formare Date: 15th century of a heraldic cross having the arms narrow at ...
former
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from forme first, from Old English forma — more at foremost Date: 12th century 1. a. coming before in time b. of, relating to, ...
formerly
adverb Date: 1534 1. at an earlier time ; previously 2. obsolete just before
formfitting
adjective Date: 1897 conforming to the outline of the body ; fitting snugly
formful
adjective Date: 1753 exhibiting or notable for form
formic acid
noun Etymology: irregular from Latin formica ant — more at pismire Date: 1790 a colorless pungent fuming vesicant liquid acid CH2O2 found especially in ants and in many ...
Formica
trademark — used for any of various laminated plastic products used especially for surface finish
formicary
noun (plural -caries) Etymology: Medieval Latin formicarium, from Latin formica Date: 1816 an ant nest
formidability
noun see formidable
formidable
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin formidabilis, from formidare to fear, from formido terror, bogey; akin to Greek mormō bogey Date: 15th century 1. causing ...
formidableness
noun see formidable
formidably
adverb see formidable
formless
adjective Date: 1591 1. having no regular form or shape 2. lacking order or arrangement 3. having no physical existence • formlessly adverb • formlessness noun
formlessly
adverb see formless
formlessness
noun see formless
formo-
— see form-
Formosa
geographical name — see Taiwan • Formosan adjective or noun
Formosa Strait
geographical name — see Taiwan Strait
Formosan
adjective or noun see Formosa
Formosan subterranean termite
noun see Formosan termite
Formosan termite
noun Etymology: Formosa (Taiwan) Date: 1968 a large termite (Coptotermes formosanus of the family Rhinotermitidae) native to Taiwan and nearby areas and introduced into ...
formula
I. noun (plural -las or formulae) Etymology: Latin, diminutive of forma form Date: 1618 1. a. a set form of words for use in a ceremony or ritual b. a conventionalized ...
formula weight
noun Date: circa 1920 molecular weight — used especially of ionic compounds
formulaic
adjective see formula I
formulaically
adverb see formula I
formularization
noun see formularize
formularize
transitive verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1852 to state in or reduce to a formula ; formulate • formularization noun • formularizer noun
formularizer
noun see formularize
formulary
noun (plural -laries) Date: 1541 1. a collection of prescribed forms (as oaths or prayers) 2. formula 1 3. a book listing medicinal substances and formulas • formulary ...
formulate
transitive verb (-lated; -lating) Date: 1855 1. a. to reduce to or express in a formula b. to put into a systematized statement or expression c. devise 2. a. ...
formulation
noun Date: circa 1873 an act or the product of formulating
formulator
noun see formulate
formulize
transitive verb (-lized; -lizing) Date: 1842 formulate 1
formwork
noun Date: 1918 a set of forms in place to hold wet concrete until it sets
formyl
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 the radical HCO– of formic acid that is also characteristic of aldehydes
fornicate
verb (-cated; -cating) Etymology: Late Latin fornicatus, past participle of fornicare to have intercourse with prostitutes, from Latin fornic-, fornix arch, vault, brothel ...
fornication
noun Date: 14th century consensual sexual intercourse between two persons not married to each other — compare adultery
fornicator
noun see fornicate
fornix
noun (plural fornices) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin Date: 1681 an anatomical arch or fold
forrader
also forrarder adverb Etymology: English dialect, comparative of English forward Date: 1888 chiefly British further ahead
forrarder
adverb see forrader
Forrest
I. biographical name Edwin 1806-1872 American actor II. biographical name Nathan Bedford 1821-1877 American Confederate general
Forrestal
biographical name James Vincent 1892-1949 American banker; 1st secretary of defense (1947-49)
forsake
transitive verb (forsook; forsaken; forsaking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English forsacan, from for- + sacan to dispute; akin to Old English sacu action at law — ...
forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit
foreign term Etymology: Latin perhaps this too will be a pleasure to look back on one day
forsooth
adverb Etymology: Middle English for soth, from Old English forsōth, from for + sōth sooth Date: before 12th century in truth ; indeed — often used to imply contempt or ...
forspent
adjective Date: 1563 archaic worn-out, exhausted
Forster
biographical name E(dward) M(organ) 1879-1970 British novelist • Forsterian adjective
Forsterian
adjective see Forster
forswear
also foreswear verb (forswore; forsworn; -swearing) Etymology: Middle English forsweren, from Old English forswerian, from for- + swerian to swear Date: before 12th century ...
forsworn
also foresworn adjective Date: before 12th century 1. guilty of perjury 2. marked by perjury
Forsyth
biographical name John 1780-1841 American statesman
forsythia
noun (plural -ias; also -ia) Etymology: New Latin, from William Forsyth died 1804 British botanist Date: circa 1814 any of a genus (Forsythia) of ornamental shrubs of the ...
fort
noun Etymology: Middle English forte, from Anglo-French fort, from fort, adjective, strong, from Latin fortis Date: 15th century 1. a strong or fortified place; especially a ...
Fort Collins
geographical name city N Colorado population 118,652
Fort Dodge
geographical name city NW central Iowa population 25,136
Fort Erie
geographical name town Canada in SE Ontario on Niagara River population 28,143
Fort Frederica National Monument
geographical name reservation SE Georgia on W shore of St. Simons Island containing site of fort built by Oglethorpe 1736
Fort George
geographical name river 480 miles (772 kilometers) Canada in central Quebec flowing W into James Bay
Fort Knox
geographical name military reservation N central Kentucky SSW of Louisville; location of United States Gold Bullion Depository
Fort Lauderdale
geographical name city SE Florida on the Atlantic population 152,397
Fort Lee
geographical name borough NE New Jersey on the Hudson population 35,461
Fort Matanzas National Monument
geographical name reservation SSE of St. Augustine, Florida, containing fort built about 1736 by the Spanish
Fort McHenry National Monument
geographical name site in Baltimore, Maryland, of a fort bombarded 1814 by the British
Fort Myers
geographical name city SW Florida population 48,208
Fort Nelson
geographical name river 260 miles (418 kilometers) Canada in NE British Columbia flowing NW into the Liard
Fort Peck Lake
geographical name reservoir about 130 miles (209 kilometers) long NE Montana formed in Missouri River by Fort Peck Dam
Fort Pierce
geographical name city E Florida on the Atlantic population 37,516
Fort Pulaski National Monument
geographical name reservation E Georgia comprising island in mouth of Savannah River; site of a fort built 1829-47 to replace Revolutionary Fort Greene
Fort Smith
geographical name city NW Arkansas on Arkansas River population 80,268
Fort Stanwix National Monument
geographical name historic site E central New York in Rome
Fort Sumter National Monument
geographical name reservation South Carolina at entrance to Charleston harbor containing site of Fort Sumter
Fort Union National Monument
geographical name reservation NE New Mexico ENE of Santa Fe containing site of military post 1851-91
Fort Wayne
geographical name city NE Indiana population 205,727
Fort William
geographical name — see Thunder Bay
Fort Worth
geographical name city N Texas W of Dallas population 534,694
Fort-de-France
geographical name city French West Indies capital of Martinique on W coast population 93,598
Fort-Lamy
geographical name — see N'Djamena
Fortaleza
geographical name city & port NE Brazil on the Atlantic capital of Ceará population 1,700,000
fortalice
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin fortalitia — more at fortress Date: 15th century 1. archaic fortress 2. archaic a small fort
Fortas
biographical name Abe 1910-1982 American jurist
forte
I. noun Etymology: French fort, from fort, adjective, strong Date: circa 1648 1. the part of a sword or foil blade that is between the middle and the hilt and that is the ...
forte-piano
adverb or adjective Date: 1823 loud then immediately soft — used as a direction in music
fortepiano
noun Etymology: French or Italian; French, from Italian, from forte loud + piano soft Date: 1771 an early form of the piano originating in the 18th and early 19th centuries ...
fortes fortuna juvat
foreign term Etymology: Latin fortune favors the brave
Forth
geographical name river 116 miles (187 kilometers) S central Scotland flowing E into Firth of Forth (estuary 48 miles or 77 kilometers long, inlet of North Sea)
forth
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old English for Date: before 12th century 1. onward in time, place, or order ; forward 2. out into notice ...
forth of
preposition Date: 13th century archaic out from ; out of
forthcoming
adjective Etymology: obsolete forthcome to come forth Date: circa 1532 1. being about to appear or to be produced or made available 2. a. responsive, outgoing b. ...
forthright
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English forthriht, from forth + riht right Date: before 12th century 1. archaic a. directly forward b. without hesitation ...
forthrightly
adverb see forthright II
forthrightness
noun see forthright II
forthwith
adverb Date: 14th century immediately
fortieth
adjective or noun see forty
fortification
noun Date: 15th century 1. an act or process of fortifying 2. something that fortifies, defends, or strengthens; especially works erected to defend a place or position
fortified wine
noun Date: circa 1906 a wine (as sherry) to which alcohol usually in the form of grape brandy has been added during or after fermentation
fortifier
noun see fortify
fortify
verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English fortifien, from Anglo-French fortifier, from Late Latin fortificare, from Latin fortis strong Date: 15th century transitive ...
fortis
adjective Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, strong Date: 1897 produced with relatively great articulatory tenseness and strong expiration
fortissimo
I. adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian, superlative of forte Date: 1724 very loud — used especially as a direction in music II. noun (plural -mos or fortissimi) Date: ...
fortitude
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fortitudin-, fortitudo, from fortis Date: 12th century 1. strength of mind that enables a person to encounter danger or bear pain ...
fortnight
noun Etymology: Middle English fourtenight, alteration of fourtene night, from Old English fēowertȳne niht fourteen nights Date: before 12th century a period of 14 days ; ...
fortnightly
I. adjective Date: 1800 occurring or appearing once in a fortnight II. adverb Date: 1820 once in a fortnight ; every fortnight III. noun (plural -lies) Date: 1940 a ...
FORTRAN
or Fortran noun Etymology: formula translation Date: 1956 a computer programming language that resembles algebra in its notation and is widely used for scientific applications
Fortran
noun see FORTRAN
fortress
noun Etymology: Middle English forteresse, from Anglo-French fortelesce, forteresse, from Medieval Latin fortalitia, from Latin fortis strong Date: 14th century a fortified ...
fortresslike
adjective see fortress
fortuitous
adjective Etymology: Latin fortuitus; akin to Latin fort-, fors chance — more at fortune Date: 1653 1. occurring by chance 2. a. fortunate, lucky
fortuitously
adverb see fortuitous
fortuitousness
noun see fortuitous
fortuity
noun (plural -ities) Date: circa 1747 1. the quality or state of being fortuitous 2. a chance event or occurrence
fortunate
adjective Date: 14th century 1. bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain ; auspicious 2. receiving some unexpected good Synonyms: see lucky • fortunateness noun
fortunately
adverb Date: 1548 1. in a fortunate manner 2. it is fortunate that
fortunateness
noun see fortunate
fortune
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin fortuna; akin to Latin fort-, fors chance, luck, and perhaps to ferre to carry — more at bear Date: 14th ...
fortune cookie
noun Date: 1962 a thin cookie folded to contain a slip of paper on which is printed a fortune, proverb, or humorous statement
fortune hunter
noun Date: 1689 a person who seeks wealth especially by marriage
fortune-teller
noun Date: 1590 one that professes to foretell future events • fortune-telling noun or adjective
fortune-telling
noun or adjective see fortune-teller
forty
noun (plural forties) Etymology: Middle English fourty, adjective, from Old English fēowertig, from fēowertig group of 40, from fēower four + -tig group of 10; akin to Old ...
Forty Hours
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1759 a Roman Catholic devotion in which the churches of a diocese in 2-day turns have the Blessed Sacrament exposed on ...
forty winks
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1828 a short sleep ; nap
forty-five
noun Date: circa 1623 1. — see number table 2. a .45 caliber handgun — usually written .45 3. a phonograph record designed to be played at 45 revolutions per minute — ...
forty-niner
noun Date: 1853 one taking part in the rush to California for gold in 1849
fortyish
adjective see forty
forum
noun (plural forums; also fora) Etymology: Latin; akin to Latin foris outside, fores door — more at door Date: 15th century 1. a. the marketplace or public place of an ...
forward
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English foreweard, from fore- + -weard -ward Date: before 12th century 1. a. near, being at, or belonging to the forepart ...
forward air controller
noun Date: 1952 a military officer who directs from a forward position on the ground or in the air the action of combat aircraft engaged in close air support of land forces
forward pass
noun Date: 1903 a pass (as in football) made in the direction of the opponents' goal
forward-looking
adjective Date: 1800 concerned with or planning for the future
forwarder
noun Date: 1549 one that forwards; especially an agent who performs services (as receiving, transshipping, or delivering) designed to move goods to their destination
forwardly
adverb see forward I
forwardness
noun see forward I
forwards
adverb Date: 15th century forward
forwent
past of forgo
forworn
adjective Date: 1508 archaic worn-out
forz
abbreviation forzando
forzando
adjective or adverb Etymology: Italian Date: 1801 sforzando
foscarnet
noun Etymology: probably from International Scientific Vocabulary fos- (alteration of phosph-) + carb- + -net (of unknown origin) Date: 1981 a hydrated sodium salt ...
Fosdick
biographical name Harry Emerson 1878-1969 American clergyman
Foshan
or formerly Fatshan geographical name city SE China in central Guangdong SW of Guangzhou population 303,160
foss
noun see fosse
fossa
I. noun (plural fossae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, ditch Date: 1733 an anatomical pit, groove, or depression II. noun Etymology: Malagasy Date: 1838 a slender ...
fosse
or foss noun Etymology: Middle English fosse, from Anglo-French, from Latin fossa, from feminine of fossus Date: 15th century ditch, moat
Fossey
biographical name Dian 1932-1985 American ethologist
fossick
verb Etymology: English dialect fossick to ferret out Date: 1852 intransitive verb 1. Australian & New Zealand to search for gold or gemstones typically by picking over ...
fossicker
noun see fossick
fossil
I. adjective Etymology: Latin fossilis obtained by digging, from fodere to dig — more at bed Date: 1604 1. preserved from a past geologic age 2. being or resembling a ...
Fossil Butte National Monument
geographical name reservation SW Wyoming containing aquatic fossils
fossil fuel
noun Date: 1835 a fuel (as coal, oil, or natural gas) formed in the earth from plant or animal remains • fossil-fueled adjective
fossil-fueled
adjective see fossil fuel
fossiliferous
adjective Date: 1830 containing fossils
fossilise
chiefly British variant of fossilize
fossilization
noun see fossilize
fossilize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1794 transitive verb 1. to convert into a fossil 2. to make outmoded, rigid, or fixed intransitive verb to become changed into a fossil ...
fossorial
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin fossorius used for digging, from Latin fossor digger, from fodere Date: 1837 adapted to digging
Foster
I. biographical name Stephen Collins 1826-1864 American songwriter II. biographical name William Zebulon 1881-1961 American Communist
foster
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fōstor-, from fōstor food, feeding; akin to Old English fōda food Date: before 12th century affording, receiving, ...
Foster City
geographical name city W California SSE of San Francisco population 28,803
foster home
noun Date: 1886 a household in which an orphaned, neglected, or delinquent child is placed for care
fosterage
noun Date: 1614 1. the act of fostering 2. a custom once prevalent in Ireland, Wales, and Scotland of entrusting one's child to foster parents to be brought up
fosterer
noun see foster II
fosterling
noun Date: before 12th century a foster child
fou
adjective Etymology: Middle English (Scots) fow full, from Middle English full Date: 1535 Scottish drunk 1a
Foucauldian
also Foucaultian adjective Date: 1981 of, relating to, or characteristic of the philosophy of Michel Foucault
Foucault
biographical name Jean-Bernard-Léon 1819-1868 French physicist
Foucault pendulum
noun Etymology: J.B.L. Foucault Date: 1931 a freely swinging pendulum that consists of a heavy weight hung by a long wire and that swings in a constant direction which ...
Foucaultian
adjective see Foucauldian
Foucquet
biographical name see Fouquet
fouetté
noun Etymology: French, from past participle of fouetter to whip, from Middle French, from fouet whip, from Old French, from fou beech, from Latin fagus — more at beech Date: ...
fought
past and past participle of fight
foul
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fūl; akin to Old High German fūl rotten, Latin pus pus, putēre to stink, Greek pyon pus Date: before 12th century ...
foul ball
noun Date: 1860 a baseball batted into foul territory
foul line
noun Date: 1878 1. either of two straight lines extending from the rear corner of home plate through the outer corners of first and third base respectively and prolonged to ...
foul of
preposition Date: 1627 afoul of
foul out
intransitive verb Date: 1948 to be put out of a basketball game for exceeding the number of fouls permitted
foul play
noun Date: 15th century violence; especially murder
foul shot
noun Date: circa 1949 free throw
foul tip
noun Etymology: 1foul + tip (tap) Date: 1870 a pitched ball in baseball that is slightly deflected by the bat; specifically a tipped pitch legally caught by the catcher and ...
foul up
verb Date: 1947 transitive verb 1. to make dirty ; contaminate 2. to spoil by making mistakes or using poor judgment ; confuse 3. entangle, block intransitive ...
foul-up
noun Date: 1950 1. a state of confusion or an error caused by ineptitude, carelessness, or mismanagement 2. a mechanical difficulty
foulard
noun Etymology: French Date: 1830 1. a. a lightweight plain-woven or twilled silk usually decorated with a printed pattern b. an imitation of this fabric 2. an ...
foulbrood
noun Date: 1863 a destructive disease of honeybee larvae caused by bacteria (as Bacillus larvae)
fouling
noun Date: 14th century deposit, incrustation
foully
adverb see foul I
foulmouthed
adjective Date: 1593 given to the use of obscene, profane, or abusive language
foulness
noun see foul I
found
I. past and past participle of find II. adjective Date: 1793 1. having all usual, standard, or reasonably expected equipment 2. presented as or incorporated into an ...
found object
noun Date: 1950 objet trouve
found poem
noun Date: 1966 a poem consisting of words found in a nonpoetic context (as a product label) and usually broken into lines that convey a verse rhythm
foundation
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of founding 2. a basis (as a tenet, principle, or axiom) upon which something stands or is supported 3. a. funds given for the ...
foundation stone
noun Date: 1628 1. a stone in the foundation of a building; especially such a stone laid with public ceremony — compare cornerstone 2. basis, groundwork
foundational
adjective see foundation
foundationally
adverb see foundation
foundationless
adjective see foundation
founder
I. noun Etymology: 4found Date: 14th century one that founds or establishes II. verb (foundered; foundering) Etymology: Middle English foundren to fall to the ground, sink, ...
founder effect
noun Date: 1970 the effect on the resulting gene pool that occurs when a new isolated population is founded by a small number of individuals possessing limited genetic ...
founding father
noun Date: 1914 1. an originator of an institution or movement ; founder 2. often capitalized both Fs a leading figure in the founding of the United States; specifically a ...
foundling
noun Date: 14th century an infant found after its unknown parents have abandoned it
foundry
noun (plural foundries) Date: 1536 1. an establishment where founding is carried on 2. the act, process, or art of casting metals
fount
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French funte, founte, from Latin font-, fons Date: 15th century fountain, source II. noun Etymology: French fonte, from Middle ...
fountain
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French funtaine, fontaine, from Late Latin fontana, from Latin, feminine of fontanus of a spring, from font-, fons Date: 14th ...
fountain grass
noun Date: 1905 any of several ornamental grasses (genus Pennisetum) having tufted stems and spikes of feathery flower clusters
fountain pen
noun Date: 1710 a pen containing a reservoir that automatically feeds the writing point with ink
Fountain Valley
geographical name city SW California SE of Los Angeles population 54,978
fountainhead
noun Date: 1585 1. a spring that is the source of a stream 2. principal source ; origin
Fouqué
biographical name Friedrich Heinrich Karl de la Motte 1777-1843 Freiherr Fouqué German author
Fouquet
or Foucquet biographical name Nicolas 1615-1680 French government official
Fouquier-Tinville
biographical name Antoine-Quentin 1746-1795 French politician
four
noun Etymology: Middle English, from four adjective, from Old English fēower; akin to Old High German fior four, Latin quattuor, Greek tessares, tettares Date: before 12th ...
four flush
noun Date: 1887 four cards of the same suit in a 5-card poker hand
Four Forest Cantons
geographical name the cantons of Uri, Schwyz, Unterwalden, & Lucerne in central Switzerland surrounding Lake of Lucerne
Four Horsemen
noun plural Etymology: from the apocalyptic vision in Revelation 6:2-8 Date: 1918 war, famine, pestilence, and death personified as the four major plagues of mankind
Four Hundred
or 400 noun Date: 1888 the exclusive social set of a community — used with the
four of a kind
Date: circa 1934 four cards of the same rank in one hand — see poker illustration
four-bagger
noun Date: 1926 home run 1
four-ball
noun Date: 1904 a golf match in which the best individual score of one partnership is matched against the best individual score of another partnership for each hole
four-by-four
noun see 4x4
four-dimensional
adjective Date: 1880 relating to or having four dimensions ; especially consisting of or relating to elements requiring four coordinates to determine them
four-eyed
adjective Date: 1926 wearing glasses
four-flush
intransitive verb Date: 1896 to bluff in poker holding a four flush; broadly to make a false claim ; bluff • four-flusher noun
four-flusher
noun see four-flush
four-footed
adjective Date: 14th century having four feet ; quadruped
four-hand
adjective Date: circa 1909 four-handed
four-handed
adjective Date: circa 1770 1. engaged in by four persons 2. designed for four hands
four-in-hand
noun Date: 1793 1. a. a vehicle drawn by a team of four horses driven by one person b. such a team of four horses 2. a necktie tied in a slipknot with long ends ...
four-letter
adjective Date: 1897 of, relating to, or being four-letter words
four-letter word
noun Date: 1897 any of a group of vulgar or obscene words typically made up of four letters; broadly a taboo word or topic
four-o'clock
noun Date: 1756 any of a genus (Mirabilis) of chiefly American annual or perennial herbs (family Nyctaginaceae, the four-o'clock family) having apetalous flowers with a showy ...
four-peat
noun Etymology: four + three-peat Date: 1989 a fourth consecutive championship • four-peat intransitive verb
four-poster
noun Date: 1837 a bed with tall often carved corner posts originally designed to support curtains or a canopy
four-star
adjective Etymology: from the number of asterisks used to denote relative excellence in guidebooks Date: 1921 of a superior degree of excellence
four-way
adjective Date: 1824 1. a. allowing or affecting passage in any of four directions b. applicable to traffic from each of four directions 2. including four ...
four-wheel
or four-wheeled adjective Date: 1740 1. having four wheels 2. acting on or by means of four wheels of an automotive vehicle
four-wheel drive
noun Date: 1926 an automotive drive mechanism that acts on all four wheels of the vehicle; also a vehicle equipped with such a drive
four-wheeled
adjective see four-wheel
four-wheeler
noun Date: 1846 a vehicle with four wheels
fourchée
adjective Etymology: French (feminine), literally, forked Date: 1706 of a heraldic cross having the end of each arm forked — see cross illustration
fourdrinier
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Henry & Sealy Fourdrinier Date: 1839 a machine for making paper in an endless web
Fourdrinier
biographical name Henry 1766-1854 & his brother Sealy died 1847 English papermakers & inventors
fourfold
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fēowerfeald, from fēower + -feald -fold Date: before 12th century 1. being four times as great or as many 2. having ...
Fourier
biographical name (François-Marie-) Charles 1772-1837 French sociologist & reformer
Fourier analysis
noun Etymology: Baron J.B.J. Fourier died 1830 French geometrician & physicist Date: circa 1928 the process of using the terms of a Fourier series to find a function that ...
Fourier series
noun Etymology: Baron J.B.J. Fourier Date: 1877 an infinite series in which the terms are constants multiplied by sine or cosine functions of integer multiples of the ...
Fourier transform
noun Date: 1923 any of various functions (as F(u)) that under suitable conditions can be obtained from given functions (as f(x)) by multiplying by eiux and integrating over ...
Fourier transformation
noun see Fourier transform
Fourier's theorem
noun Date: 1834 a theorem in mathematics: under suitable conditions any periodic function can be represented by a Fourier series
Fourierism
noun Etymology: French fouriérisme, from F.M.C. Fourier Date: 1843 a system for reorganizing society into cooperative communities of small self-sustaining groups • ...
Fourierist
noun see Fourierism
fourplex
noun Date: 1952 a building that contains four separate apartments
fourragère
noun Etymology: French, from feminine of fourrager of forage, from fourrage forage Date: 1919 a braided cord worn usually around the left shoulder; especially such a cord ...
fourscore
adjective Date: 13th century being four times twenty ; eighty
foursome
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. a group of four persons or things ; quartet b. two couples 2. a golf match in which two players compete against two others with players ...
foursquare
adjective Date: 14th century 1. square 2. marked by boldness and conviction ; forthright • foursquare adverb
fourteen
noun Etymology: Middle English fourtene, from Old English fēowertīene, from fēowertīene, adjective, from fēower + -tīene; akin to Old English tīen ten Date: before 12th ...
fourteener
noun Date: 1884 1. a verse consisting of 14 syllables or especially of 7 iambic feet 2. a mountain that is at least 14,000 feet high
fourteenth
adjective or noun see fourteen
fourth
noun (plural fourths) Date: before 12th century 1. — see number table 2. a. a musical interval embracing four tones of the diatonic scale b. a tone at this interval; ...
fourth dimension
noun Date: 1875 1. a dimension in addition to length, breadth, and depth; specifically a coordinate in addition to three rectangular coordinates especially when interpreted ...
fourth estate
noun Usage: often capitalized F&E Date: 1837 the public press
Fourth of July
Date: 1779 Independence Day

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