- Banking. federal estate tax.
- Electronics. field-effect transistor.
Also especially before a vowel, fet-, feto-.
- Federal Excise Tax.
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Examples from the Web for fet
The pro- fyte of the dede / or the commoditie may be fet at the circumstaunce of it.The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke
Hassard, "fet not hassard nor rioter" (IP,320,c); so in original.
It is found also in the dative singular (fet), for it too goes back to an older foti.
The fot: fet type of plural secured but a momentary foothold.
It was at Fet's, at Stepanovka, that my father and Turgenieff quarreled.Reminiscences of Tolstoy
- field-effect transistor
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Word Origin and History for fet
"to fetch," Old English fetian "to bring near, fetch, obtain," of uncertain origin. Cf. fetch (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- forced expiratory time
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