Definition of CFL in English:

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1Compact fluorescent light (or lamp).
Example sentences
  • Replace the light bulbs in your highest-usage lights with CFL bulbs.
  • A CFL can replace an incandescent bulb with up to four times its wattage, resulting in a 75 percent energy savings.
  • Choose a CFL that's one-fourth of the wattage of your old incandescent bulb.
2Canadian Football League.
Example sentences
  • His father, Jack, a successful contractor, played centre for the CFL Hamilton Tiger Cats in the forties.
  • Going to Sundance to promote Canadian film is a bit like going to the Super Bowl to promote the CFL.
  • The CFL doesn't leave fans arguing over who is at fault for ridiculous player salaries, outrageous profits or the viability of small-market teams.

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Syllabification: CFL

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