noun, plural F's or Fs, f's or fs.
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- the fourth tone in the scale of C major or the sixth tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
- a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
- a written or printed note representing this tone.
- (in the fixed system of solmization) the fourth tone of the scale of C major, called fa.
- the tonality having F as the tonic note.
- function (of).
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or f/, f:
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Examples from the Web for f
Turn the heat down to 325°F and continue cooking until internal temperature reads 140°F on a thermometer.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Muslim Samantha Elauf was qualified to work at A & F—except that she wore a hijab.
“Stand the f--- away from the knife right now, man,” the cop says.
A football player killed himself after saying he was ‘all f----- up’ from a head injury.Will the NCAA Let Ohio State’s Kosta Karageorge Die in Vain?|Robert Silverman|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wilson would later tell the grand jury that he had been only polite and Brown had responded with the F word.90 Seconds of Fury in Ferguson Are the Key to Making Peace in America|Michael Daly|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The initials I and F are the initials of his name; the remainder of the device is his trade-mark.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages|Edward Lewes Cutts
Some patients recovered as soon as the first F was clipped from the paper.Mind and Body|William Walker Atkinson
The recoil of the spring F has now brought the locking pallet G to catch the tooth B, the escapement-wheel is thus again stopped.Time and Time-Tellers|James W. Benson
It is fifteen feet deep from the entrance (f), which is seven or eight feet wide.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
We remained motionless in the same spot without any persons quitting their f ixed attitude to offer us a seat.Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry|Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
British Dictionary definitions for f (1 of 6)
noun plural f's, F's or Fs
British Dictionary definitions for f (2 of 6)
Word Origin for f
British Dictionary definitions for f (3 of 6)
f/ or f:
British Dictionary definitions for f (4 of 6)
- a note having a frequency of 349.23 hertz (F above middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the fourth note of the scale of C major
- a key, string, or pipe producing this note
- the major or minor key having this note as its tonic