Definitions for cf
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* Chem. Symbol..
Category: Printing, Business
Origin of cf.:
< L confer
cost and freight.
californium, Cf, atomic number 98(noun)
a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles
cystic fibrosis, CF, fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, pancreatic fibrosis, mucoviscidosis(adverb)
the most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; no cure is known
compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)
cf. - from Latin: confer, 'compare'
Origin: From confer.