Cf


Symbol, Chemistry.

Definition for cf (2 of 6)

CF


Christian female.
Also cf cubic foot; cubic feet.
cystic fibrosis.

Definition for cf (3 of 6)

C. & F.


Commerce.

cost and freight.

Definition for cf (4 of 6)

cf.


Bookbinding. calf.
Music. cantus firmus.
Baseball. center fielder.

Origin of cf.

From the Latin word confer

Definition for cf (5 of 6)

C.F.

or c.f.


cost and freight.

Definition for cf (6 of 6)

c/f


Bookkeeping.

carried forward.
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British Dictionary definitions for cf (1 of 6)

cf

1

CF


abbreviation for

cost and freightAlso: c & f

British Dictionary definitions for cf (2 of 6)

cf

2

the internet domain name for

Central African Republic

British Dictionary definitions for cf (3 of 6)

Cf


the chemical symbol for

californium

British Dictionary definitions for cf (4 of 6)

CF

/ mainly British /

abbreviation for

Chaplain to the Forces

British Dictionary definitions for cf (5 of 6)

cf.


abbreviation for

compare

Word Origin for cf.

Latin: confer

British Dictionary definitions for cf (6 of 6)

c/f

/ accounting /

abbreviation for

carried forward
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Medicine definitions for cf

Cf


The symbol for the elementcalifornium
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Science definitions for cf (1 of 2)

Cf


The symbol for californium.

Science definitions for cf (2 of 2)

californium

[ kăl′ə-fôrnē-əm ]

Cf

A synthetic, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that is produced from curium or berkelium and is used in chemical analyses. Its most stable isotope, Cf 251, has a half-life of 800 years. Atomic number 98. See Periodic Table.
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Culture definitions for cf

cf.


An abbreviation meaning “compare.” It is short for the Latin word confer and instructs the reader to compare one thing with another.

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