fid

noun
\ˈfid \

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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The first known use of fid was in 1615

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Medical Definition of FID 

free induction decay

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