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French Revolution the revolution in France that began in 1789 with the people's overthrow of the monarchy, continued with the establishment of a republic, and ended in 1799 with Napoleon's rise to power.
French seam a seam that is sewn on both sides of the fabric so that the edges are enclosed.
French toast sliced bread dipped in a mixture of egg and milk and then fried until browned.
French window a window, usu. one of a pair, that resembles a French door, having small panes of glass and usu. extending to the floor. [2 definitions]
Frenchwoman a woman who was born in or is a citizen of France.
frenetic frantic; frenzied.
frenulum one of a group of stiff projections on the hind wing of some moths that join with a structure on the front wing to fasten the wings together in flight.
frenum a membrane or fold of skin, such as that under the tongue, that controls or restrains the movement of a body part.
frenzy a seizure marked by violent agitation, excitement, or enthusiasm, or the activity accompanying such a seizure. [3 definitions]
frequence the state of being frequent.
frequency the fact of happening often or being frequent. [3 definitions]
frequency distribution a table of statistical data in which the observed values of a variable are grouped into classes, and the frequencies for each class are given.
frequency modulation see "FM."
frequent happening often or at close intervals. [3 definitions]
frequently numerous times; often.
frère (French) brother. [2 definitions]
fresco the art of painting on wet plaster with colors dissolved in water or limewater, or a picture produced by this method. [2 definitions]
fresh newly made, gained, or experienced. [11 definitions]
freshen to cause to be fresh; renew. [4 definitions]
freshen up to make oneself feel more comfortable or attractive, as by washing the face, combing the hair, or the like.
freshet a sudden rise or overflow of a stream, because of heavy rain or a sudden thaw. [2 definitions]