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Symbol, Chemistry.
californium.
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Other definitions for Cf (2 of 5)

CF

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

Other definitions for Cf (3 of 5)

cf.

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

Origin of cf.

From the Latin word confer

Other definitions for Cf (4 of 5)

c/f

Bookkeeping.
carried forward.

Other definitions for Cf (5 of 5)

C.F.

or c.f.


abbreviation
cost and freight.
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British Dictionary definitions for Cf (1 of 6)

cf1

CF


abbreviation for
cost and freightAlso: c & f

British Dictionary definitions for Cf (2 of 6)

cf2

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)

c/f
/ accounting /

abbreviation for
carried forward

British Dictionary definitions for Cf (6 of 6)

cf.

abbreviation for
compare

Word Origin for cf.

Latin: confer
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Scientific definitions for Cf

Cf

The symbol for californium.
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Cultural 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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