THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
In our third teacher-created PSAT practice test there are new and unique vocabulary terms you may have never heard of! Can you guess what they mean?
Question 1 of 10
Definition for f (2 of 13)
Symbol, Optics. focal length.
Definition for f (3 of 13)
[ ef ]
/ ɛf /
noun, plural F's or Fs, f's or fs.
the sixth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter F or f, as in fat, differ, or huff.
something having the shape of an F.
a written or printed representation of the letter F or f.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter F or f.
Definition for f (4 of 13)
Definition for f (5 of 13)
the sixth in order or in a series.
(sometimes lowercase) (in some grading systems) a grade or mark that indicates academic work of the lowest quality; failure.
- 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.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 40.Compare Roman numerals.
- function (of).
(sometimes lowercase)Electricity. farad.
Definition for f (6 of 13)
(in designations of aircraft) fighter: F-105.
Definition for f (7 of 13)
or f/ or f:
Definition for f (8 of 13)
(in prescriptions) make.
Origin of f.1
From the Latin word fac
Definition for f (9 of 13)
(in prescriptions) let them be made.
Origin of f.2
From the Latin word fīant
Definition for f (10 of 13)
(in prescriptions) let it be made; let there be made.
Origin of f.3
From the Latin word fiat
Definition for f (11 of 13)
(in the Netherlands) guilder; guilders.
Origin of f.4
From the Dutch word florin
Definition for f (12 of 13)
Mathematics. function (of).
Definition for f (13 of 13)
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British Dictionary definitions for f (1 of 6)
/ (ɛf) /
noun plural f's, F's or Fs
the sixth letter and fourth consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiceless labio-dental fricative, as in fat
British Dictionary definitions for f (2 of 6)
music forte: an instruction to play loudly
(formerly in the Netherlands) guilder
maths function (of)
chess See algebraic notation
Word Origin for f
(sense 3) from Dutch: florin
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
genetics a generation of filial offspring, F 1 being the first generation of offspring, F 2 being the second generation, etc
France (international car registration)
British Dictionary definitions for f (5 of 6)
British Dictionary definitions for f (6 of 6)
plural ff. or FF. folio
plural ff. following (page)
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Medical definitions for f (1 of 2)
Medical definitions for f (2 of 2)
The symbol for the elementfluorine
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Scientific definitions for f
Abbreviation of Fahrenheit
The symbol for farad.
The symbol for fluorine.
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