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Pronunciation: /ef/

Translation of f in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (letter) F, f (feminine) 1.2 [Music/Música] fa (masculine) see also A 1 2 1.3 [Music/Música]
    Example sentences
    • The key of F is found most commonly in folk-oriented music.
    1.4 [Linguistics/Lingüística]
    de sexo femenino 2nd f. to share house (British English/inglés británico) se busca otra chica para compartir casa
    F 70°F 70°F
    Example sentences
    • The Fahrenheit and Celsius scales are based on two fixed points, the Kelvin and Rankine scales are based on one.
    • Likewise, we can measure temperatures on the Celsius or Fahrenheit scales.
    • The original zero point of the Fahrenheit temperature scale was set at the lowest temperature that could be reached in a mixture of salt and ice.
    1.7 (grade)[ calificación que indica insuficiencia en un trabajo o examen ]
    Example sentences
    • Moreover, not only Fs but also Ds are frowned on, and grades are regularly inflated to achieve C averages.
    • In the schools I went to, when you get that many Fs, you flunk out.
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