Alfa

communications code word
Al·​fa | \ˈal-fə \

Definition of Alfa 

used as a code word for the letter a

First Known Use of Alfa

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Alfa was in 1952

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alfa

Medical Definition of alfa 

— see interferon alfa

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