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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

f,  
  •  F is the sixth letter of the English alphabet, and a nonvocal consonant. Its form and sound are from the Latin. The Latin borrowed the form from the Greek digamma w consonant. The form and value of Greek letter came from the Phœnician, the ultimate source being probably Egyptian. Etymologically f is most closely related to p, k, v, and b; as in E. five, Gr. pe`nte; E. wolf, L. lupus, Gr. ly`kos; E. fox, vixen ; fragile, break; fruit, brook, v. t.; E. bear, L. ferre. See Guide to Pronunciation, 1913 Webster]
  •  The name of the fourth tone of the model scale, or scale of C. F sharp (F 1913 Webster]
F clef, the bass clef. See under Clef.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

f, abbr. Electr. faraday.

f, n. (also f) (pl. Fs or F's)
1 the sixth letter of the alphabet.
2 Mus. the fourth note of the diatonic scale of C major.

f, abbr. (also F.)
1 Fahrenheit.
2 farad(s).
3 female.
4 fine (pencil-lead).
5 Biol. filial generation (as F1 for the first filial generation, F2 for the second, etc.).

f, symb. Chem. the element fluorine.

f, abbr. (also f.)
1 female.
2 feminine.
3 following page etc.
4 Mus. forte.
5 folio.
6 focal length (cf. F-NUMBER).
7 femto-.
8 filly.
9 foreign.
10 frequency.

ROGET THESAURUS

f

Teaching

N teaching, instruction, edification, education, tuition, tutorage, tutelage, direction, guidance, opsimathy, qualification, preparation, training, schooling, discipline, excitation, drill, practice, book exercise, persuasion, proselytism, propagandism, propaganda, indoctrination, inculcation, inoculation, advise, explanation, lesson, lecture, sermon, apologue, parable, discourse, prolection, preachment, chalk talk, Chautauqua, exercise, task, curriculum, course, course of study, grammar, three R's, initiation, A, B, C, elementary education, primary education, secondary education, technical education, college education, collegiate education, military education, university education, liberal education, classical education, religious education, denominational education, moral education, secular education, propaedeutics, moral tuition, gymnastics, calisthenics, physical drill, physical education, sloyd, phonics, rote, rote memorization, brute memory, cooperative learning, Montessori method, ungraded classes, test, examination, exam, final exam, mid-term exam grade, score, marks, A, B, C, D, E, F, gentleman's C, pass, fail, incomplete, homework, take-home lesson, exercise for the student, theme, project, teaching, taught, educational, scholastic, academic, doctrinal, disciplinal, instructive, instructional, didactic, propaedeutic, propaedeutical, the schoolmaster abroad, a bovi majori disscit arare minor, adeo in teneris consuecere multum est, docendo discimus, quaenocent docent, qui docet discit, sermons in stones and good in everything.


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