Definition of PDF in English:

PDF

Syllabification: PDF

noun

Computing
  • 1A file format that provides an electronic image of text or text and graphics that looks like a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted.
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    • All current issues of their mags are free to download in pdf.
    • Our website also carries at least three complete articles per back number in pdf format.
    • Each time a new issue is posted on our Web site, an e-mail will go out with a link to a PDF file.
  • 1.1A file in PDF format: I sent him a PDF of the article
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    • The most interesting is on the state of the aviation industry, running to 52 pages in a pdf.
    • A designer couldn't just email a pdf to the client in what seems like an easy, two-second process.
    • The link should download a pdf of the press release announcing the new logo.

Origin

abbreviation of Portable Document Format.

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