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fifteen the number represented by the Arabic numeral 15 and by the Roman numeral XV. [3 definitions]
fifteenth indicating rank or position between fourteenth and sixteenth. [3 definitions]
fifth indicating rank or position between fourth and sixth. [4 definitions]
Fifth Amendment an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that guarantees certain rights to accused criminals by providing due process of law, forbidding double jeopardy, and protecting persons from testifying against themselves.
fifth column a clandestine, subversive group working within its native country to betray it to an enemy force or nation.
fifth wheel a coupling structure, consisting of two rotating disks placed on the front axle of a cart or carriage, that supports the body while allowing it to turn, or a similar structure that acts as a coupling between the cab and trailer on a tractor-trailer. [2 definitions]
fiftieth indicating rank or position between forty-ninth and fifty-first. [3 definitions]
fifty the number represented by the Arabic numeral 50 and by the Roman numeral L. [5 definitions]
fifty-fifty shared equally by two. [3 definitions]
fig any of several broad-leafed trees native to the Mediterranean that bear oblong or pear-shaped soft fruit having many small seeds, or the fruit itself. [3 definitions]
fig. abbreviation of "figure." [2 definitions]
figeater see June bug.
fight a battle, struggle, or angry disagreement. [9 definitions]
fighter a boxer. [3 definitions]
fighting chance a slight possibility of victory or success if great effort is exerted.
fightorflight response activation of the sympathetic nervous system that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event and readies the body for action.
figment something imaginary or invented.
figuration the act of forming something into a particular figure, or the resulting figure. [3 definitions]
figurative not meant to be interpreted in a literal way; metaphorical. [3 definitions]
figure a number or other written symbol other than a letter of the alphabet. [16 definitions]
figured shaped, formed, or fashioned. [3 definitions]