a combining form used in the names of units of measurement which are 10− 15 (one quadrillionth) smaller than the unit denoted by the base word.
denoting 10–15: femtometer, f
One quadrillionth (10-15): femtovolt.
[fem-tuh-mee-ter] /ˈfɛm təˌmi tər/ noun, Physics. 1. fermi. Symbol: fm.
[fee-mer] /ˈfi mər/ noun, plural femurs, femora [fem-er-uh] /ˈfɛm ər ə/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy. a bone in the human leg extending from the pelvis to the knee, that is the longest, largest, and strongest in the body; thighbone. 2. Zoology. a corresponding bone of the leg or hind limb of an animal. 3. Entomology. […]
[fen] /fɛn/ noun 1. low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land; a marsh. 2. the Fens, a marshy region W and S of The Wash, in E England. [fen] /fɛn/ noun, plural fen. 1. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the People’s Republic of China, the hundredth part of a yuan […]
[fi-ney-guh l] /fɪˈneɪ gəl/ verb (used with or without object), fenagled, fenagling. 1. . [fi-ney-guh l] /fɪˈneɪ gəl/ verb (used with object), finagled, finagling. 1. to trick, swindle, or cheat (a person) (often followed by out of): He finagled the backers out of a fortune. 2. to get or achieve (something) by guile, trickery, or […]