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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 f /ˈɛf/
 字母f

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 F
 1. F is the sixth letter of the English alphabet, and a nonvocal consonant. Its form and sound are from the Latin. The Latin borrowed the form from the Greek digamma ░, which probably had the value of English w consonant. The form and value of Greek letter came from the Phœnician, the ultimate source being probably Egyptian. Etymologically f is most closely related to p, k, v, and b; as in E. five, Gr. pe`nte; E. wolf, L. lupus, Gr. ly`kos; E. fox, vixen ; fragile, break; fruit, brook, v. t.; E. bear, L. ferre. See Guide to Pronunciation, §§ 178, 179, 188, 198, 230.
 2. Mus. The name of the fourth tone of the model scale, or scale of C. F sharp (F ♯) is a tone intermediate between F and G.
 F clef, the bass clef. See under Clef.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 F
      n 1: a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature [syn: degree
           Fahrenheit]
      2: a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens;
         usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a
         powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or
         cryolite or fluorapatite [syn: fluorine, atomic number
         9]
      3: the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and
         opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage
         difference of 1 volt between the plates [syn: farad]
      4: the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 f.
      adj : ; free or impurities; having a high or specified degree of
            purity; "gold 21 carats fine" [syn: fine]