F

Definitions of F
  1. noun
    the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
    synonyms: f
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    alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet
    the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
  2. noun
    a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature
    synonyms: degree Fahrenheit
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    degree
    a unit of temperature on a specified scale
  3. noun
    a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
    synonyms: atomic number 9, fluorine
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    chemical element, element
    any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
    gas
    a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
    halogen
    any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
  4. noun
    the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates
    synonyms: farad
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    type of:
    capacitance unit
    a measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge
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