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abbr.

platelet-aggregating factor

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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

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Example sentences from the Web for PAF

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

    The Forest|Stewart Edward White
  • 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
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