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Princeton's WordNet

  1. californium, Cf, atomic number 98noun

    a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles

  2. cystic fibrosis, CF, fibrocystic disease of the pancreas, pancreatic fibrosis, mucoviscidosisadverb

    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

  3. cf., cfadverb

    compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)


  1. CFabbreviation

    cf. - from Latin: confer, 'compare'

  2. Etymology: From confer.


  1. cf

    The term "cf" is an abbreviation for the Latin phrase "confer" which means "compare". It is often used in writing to refer the reader to other material to make a comparison with the present topic or evidence. Additionally, CF can also stand for several other terms like Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic disorder, depending on the context.


  1. cf

    .cf is the Internet country code top-level domain for the Central African Republic. It is administered by the Central African Society of Telecommunications. The registry website is currently offline, and no other registry information can be located. Archive.org shows the latest copy of the page to be from 28th September 2007 Registering a .cf domain name requires sending the proper documents to the TLD's Technical Contact, which also provides them.

Editors Contribution

  1. cf

    short for the Latin "confer" or "conferatur", meaning "compare"

    Submitted by ryan_1 on July 27, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cf in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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