f

noun, often capitalized, often attributive
\ ˈef How to pronounce f (audio) \
plural f's or fs\ ˈefs How to pronounce fs (audio) \

Definition of f

 (Entry 1 of 4)

1a : the 6th letter of the English alphabet
b : a graphic representation of this letter
c : a speech counterpart of orthographic f
2 : the fourth tone of a C-major scale
3 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter f
4 : one designated f especially as the sixth in order or class
5a : a grade rating a student's work as failing
b : one graded or rated with an F
6 : something shaped like the letter F

f

abbreviation (1)

Definition of f (Entry 2 of 4)

1 failure
2 false
3 family
4 faraday
5 feast
6 female
7 feminine
8 femto-
9 fermi
10 fine
11 finish
12 fluid; fluidness
13 focal length
14 folio
15 [ following ] and the following one
16 force
17 forte
18 fragile
19 frequency
20 from
21 full

F

abbreviation (2)

Definition of F (Entry 3 of 4)

1 Fahrenheit
2 farad
3 French
4 Friday

F

symbol

Definition of F (Entry 4 of 4)

fluorine

Examples of f in a Sentence

Noun

The word “foot” begins with an f. The word “foot” begins with f. I got an F on the test.

Abbreviation (2)

Water freezes at 32 degrees F.
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First Known Use of f

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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F1 layer

F2F

F2 layer

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f

noun

English Language Learners Definition of f

: the sixth letter of the English alphabet
: a musical note or key referred to by the letter F : the fourth tone of a C-major scale
: a grade that is given to a student who is doing very poor work

f

noun, often capitalized
\ ˈef How to pronounce f (audio) \
plural f's or fs\ ˈefs \

Kids Definition of f

1 : the sixth letter of the English alphabet
2 : a grade that shows a student's work is failing
3 : a musical note referred to by the letter F

Kids Definition of f.

female

Kids Definition of F

1 Fahrenheit
2 false

Medical Definition of f

 (Entry 1 of 4)

1 farad
2 father
3 female
4 foot
5 formula

f

symbol

Medical Definition of f (Entry 2 of 4)

1 faraday
2 focal length
3 function

Medical Definition of F (Entry 3 of 4)

1 Fahrenheit
2 French

F

symbol

Medical Definition of F (Entry 4 of 4)

fluorine

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