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CFL Syllabification: CFL

Definition of CFL in English:

abbreviation

1Compact fluorescent light (or lamp).
Example sentences
  • The compact fluorescent bulb (CFL) has revolutionized people's perceptions of fluorescent light by moving away from awkward tube fixtures and glare-prone light.
  • Although a CFL bulb may cost $10 and an incandescent bulb only 75 cents, consumers who leave their lights on for four hours a day will realize a $5.85 savings after the second year.
  • After 122 years, Thomas Edison's incandescent electric lightbulb is yielding to a more energy-efficient bulb: the compact fluorescent light (CFL).
2Canadian Football League.
Example sentences
  • CFL talent has increased his appreciation for the Canadian sport.
  • The Alouettes are attempting to become just the second team in CFL history to finish with a perfect record.
  • The CFL and NFL have the same rule, giving major penalties (15 yards) for needlessly attacking the kicker within a five-yard radius.

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