fid

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noun \ˈfid\

Definition of fid

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

Origin and Etymology of fid

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1615


-fid

adjective combining form

Definition of -fid

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

Origin and Etymology of -fid

Latin -fidus, from findere to split — more at bite


Medical Dictionary

FID

abbreviation

Medical Definition of FID

  1. free induction decay

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