What does FLU mean?

Definitions for FLUflu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. influenza, flu, grippe(noun)

    an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease


  1. flu(Noun)


  2. flu(Noun)

    Common cold.

  3. Origin: A shortening of influenza.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FLU' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4168


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FLU in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FLU in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar:

    We thought it was bird flu, but she tested positive for the H1N1 flu instead.

  2. Brendan Nyhan:

    I think it’s a matter of focus, when someone asks will the flu vaccine give me the flu, of course you should say no.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If there were 'intelligence flu', there would be so many people walking around in the damn cold weather, hoping to be contaminated by that flu!..

  4. Geert Jan Oplaat:

    A chicken is seven times more at risk of flu if it goes outside, It's almost irresponsible to keep chickens outside during a high flu-risk period.

  5. Andrew Pavia:

    Flu kills several hundred children in an average year, this is dramatically more than the impact of EV-D68, but we are familiar with flu, while EV-D68 is something that seems new and noteworthy.

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