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Entries starting with F

F2FFace-to-face: used especially in emails, chat room messages, and text messages to describe a situation where you meet and talk to another...
FAAbbreviation for Faculty of Actuaries.
FAAAbbreviation for Federal Aviation Administration.
fabA factory where silicon chips are made.
fablessFabless is a term used by semiconductor manufacturers and means "without a fabrication plant". It applies now to most chipmakers, with only...
fabricateTo make something, using tools, special machines, or an industrial process.
fabricationThe process of manufacturing something.
fabrication plantAnother name for a manufactoring plant, especially one for making advanced products.
fabricatorA company that makes industrial products, such as computers, cars, or machine parts.
Fabulous FabFabulous Fab was the name given to Fabrice Tourre, a former Goldman Sachs derivatives salesman. In July 2013 a civil trial started against...
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