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Noun: f  ef
  1. The 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
    - F, ef
Noun: F  ef
  1. A degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature
    - degree Fahrenheit
     
  2. A nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite, cryolite or fluorapatite
    - fluorine, atomic number 9
     
  3. The capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates
    - farad

Derived forms: Fs, fs

Type of: alphabetic character, capacitance unit, chemical element, degree, element, gas, halogen, letter, letter of the alphabet

Part of: abfarad, cryolite, fluor, fluorapatite, fluorite, fluorspar, Greenland spar, Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet

Encyclopedia: F