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F layer the highest zone of the ionosphere, between 120 and 250 miles above the earth.
flea any of an order of tiny wingless insects that move by jumping, and feed by sucking the blood of warm-blooded animals. [2 definitions]
flea-bitten having fleas or fleabites. [2 definitions]
flea in (one's) ear a broad hint or annoying reminder.
flea market a market, usu. outdoors, at which mostly secondhand goods are sold cheaply.
fleck a small patch of light or color. [3 definitions]
flection the act of bending or flexing, or the condition of being bent or flexed. [4 definitions]
fled past tense and past participle of flee.
fledge to tend (a young bird) and prepare it for flight. [4 definitions]
fledgling a young bird that has just grown flight feathers or learned to fly. [2 definitions]
flee to escape by moving rapidly away; run away. [2 definitions]
fleece the wool of a sheep or other animal, esp. the total yield of wool at one shearing. [7 definitions]
fleecy of, made of, covered with, or like fleece.
fleer1 to sneer, snicker, or laugh mockingly; mock. [2 definitions]
fleer2 one that flees.
fleet1 a group of naval ships under one command or grouped for one purpose. [3 definitions]
fleet2 swift and nimble. [5 definitions]
fleet admiral the highest rank for a U.S. naval officer, created and conferred only during World War II.
fleeting passing or disappearing quickly; transient; ephemeral.
Fleet Street the journalism establishment in London, England, so called after the street on which many newspaper offices are located.
Fleming a native of Flanders, or a descendant thereof. [2 definitions]