PAF

abbr.

platelet-aggregating factor

Nearby words

  1. parallel sailing,
  2. parallel top,
  3. parallel turn,
  4. parallel universe,
  5. parallel-veined,
  6. paralleling,
  7. parallelism,
  8. parallelist,
  9. parallelistic,
  10. parallelize


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Examples from the Web for paf

  • Yo' wants to go through th' ya'd, to a paf that takes you a spell to a gate.

    The Forest|Stewart Edward White
  • Paff, paf, n. a meaningless word, used with piff to indicate jargon.

  • Carry it in the bosom of your dress, and it is always ready; then if anybody bothers you, out with it, and paf!

    Captain Fracasse|Theophile Gautier
  • You see how it is; this is the only chance I ever had of working out a beautiful case, and, paf!

    File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau