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FAS

2.
Foreign Agricultural Service.

fa

[fah] /fɑ/
noun, Music.
1.
the syllable used for the fourth tone of a diatonic scale.
2.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone F.
Compare sol-fa (def 1).
Origin of fa
1275-1325
Middle English word dating back to 1275-1325; See origin at gamut

[fah] /fɑ/
noun
1.
the twentieth letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin
From Arabic

F.A.S.

or f.a.s

Commerce.
1.
free alongside ship: without charge to the buyer for goods delivered alongside ship.
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FAS

abbreviation
1.
free alongside ship

fa

/fɑː/
noun
1.
(music) a variant spelling of fah

FA

abbreviation
1.
(military) field artillery
2.
(in Britain) Football Association See also FA Cup
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Word Origin and History for FAS

fa

fourth note in Guidonian scale; see gamut.

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