- a file format that makes it possible to display text and graphics in the same fixed layout on any computer screen.
- a document or file in this format.
Origin of PDF
P(ortable) D(ocument) F(ormat)
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Examples from the Web for pdf
So, in an unusual order (PDF) issued on New Years Day, District Judge Robert Hinkle clarified the issue.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over
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The midi and pdf files provided in this e-book were created using Finale 2007.The Good Old Songs We Used to Sing, '61 to '65
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The original Time Signatures have been retained in the Scorch web pages and in the pdf files.
Page numbers have been omitted in this section but can be viewed in the PDF files.Music and Some Highly Musical People
James M. Trotter
If you are dissatisfied with your devices display, you may prefer the PDF file covering these sections.A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges
George M. Lane
Transcriber's Notes: The midi and pdf files provided in this e-book were created with Lilypond version 2.10.The Liberty Minstrel
George W. Clark
- portable document format: a format in which documents may be viewed
Word Origin and History for pdf
by 1992, initialism for portable document format, a generic term.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper