fid

noun
\ ˈfid How to pronounce fid (audio) \

Definition of fid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a tapered usually wooden pin used in opening the strands of a rope

Definition of -fid (Entry 2 of 2)

: divided into (so many) parts or (such) parts pinnatifid

First Known Use of fid

Noun

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fid

Noun

origin unknown

Adjective combining form

borrowed from Latin -fidus, derivative from the base of findere "to split, cleave" — more at bite entry 1

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“Fid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fid. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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FID

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Medical Definition of FID

free induction decay

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