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abbreviation
Mathematics. infimum.
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INF
[ inf ]
/ ɪnf /

noun
European-based U.S. nuclear weapons that were capable of striking the Soviet Union and Soviet ones that could hit Western Europe (usually used attributively): INF missiles;the 1987 INF Treaty.

Origin of INF

First recorded in 1980–85; abbreviation of I(ntermediate-range) N(uclear) F(orces)

Other definitions for inf (3 of 4)

in f.

abbreviation
in the end; finally.

Origin of in f.

From Latin in fīne

Other definitions for inf (4 of 4)

Inf.

abbreviation
infantry.
infuse.

Origin of Inf.

(def. 2) <Latin infunde
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British Dictionary definitions for inf (1 of 2)

inf

abbreviation for
infinitive
informal
infra

Word Origin for inf

Latin: below; after; later

British Dictionary definitions for inf (2 of 2)

INF

abbreviation for
intermediate-range nuclear forces: land-based missiles and aircraft with a range between 500 and 5000 km
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