fa

noun \ ˈfä \

Definition of fa

: the fourth note of the major scale in solfège

Examples of fa in a Sentence

  1. do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti

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Origin and Etymology of fa

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist


FA

abbreviation

Definition of FA

1 field artillery
2 fielding average
3 football association


FA Defined for English Language Learners

fa

noun

Definition of fa for English Language Learners

  • music : the fourth note of a musical scale


FA Defined for Kids

fa

noun \ ˈfä \

Definition of fa for Students

: the fourth note of the musical scale

Medical Dictionary

FA

abbreviation

medical Definition of FA

fatty acid

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