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fanfold paper paper that is perforated to allow folding in alternating directions, designed esp. to lie in flat stacks or bulks for continuous feeding, as into computer printers.
fang a long pointed tooth, such as the canine tooth of carnivorous animals or the hollow, grooved tooth by which a venomous snake injects its poison. [3 definitions]
fanjet a jet engine that uses an impeller fan to draw in more air than is needed for fuel combustion, the excess being mixed with the products of the combustion to form an exhaust jet that provides extra thrust; turbofan. [2 definitions]
fanlight a window that is ribbed and shaped like an open fan, usu. above a door.
fan mail correspondence received by a prominent or famous person that contains expressions of praise or admiration.
Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association; FNMA.
fanny (informal) the buttocks.
fan out to separate or spread out widely, or cause to become widely separated or spread out as in the shape of an open fan.
fantail any of various breeds of domestic pigeons or goldfish having wide fan-shaped tails. [3 definitions]
fan-tan a card game in which the winner successfully discards his or her cards in a specific sequence. [2 definitions]
fantasia a musical composition of free or irregular form chosen by the composer. [2 definitions]
fantasist one who creates fantasies, esp. a writer of fantasies.
fantasize to indulge in fantasy or daydreams. [2 definitions]
fantast one given to fanciful, impractical dreams; visionary.
fantastic wildly imaginative or outlandish; fanciful; exaggerated. [5 definitions]
fantasy imagination or something imagined, esp. if fanciful, exaggerated, or bizarre. [5 definitions]
fanzine (informal) a magazine, usu. not of professional quality, put together for a specific population, as for fans with a common interest.
FAQ abbreviation of "frequently asked questions."
far at or to a great distance in space or time. [5 definitions]
farad a unit of electrical capacitance equal to the amount required for one coulomb to cause a difference of one volt in potential.
faraday a unit of electric charge, used in electrolysis, that is equal to the amount carried by one mole of singly charged ions or 96,485 coulombs.