variant of and before a vowel.
a combining form with the meanings “iron,” “ferric,” used in the formation of compound words:
indicating the presence of iron, esp in the trivalent state: ferricyanide, ferriferous Compare ferro-
Iron, especially ferric ion: ferritin.
- Ferranti f100-l
processor A processor, with 16-bit addressing, registers and data paths and a 1-bit serial ALU. The F100-L could only access 32K of memory (one address bit was used for indirection). It was designed by a British company for the British Military. The unique feature of the F100-L was that it had a complete control bus […]
/ˈfɛrə/ noun 1. Nicholas. 1592–1637, English mystic. He founded (1625) an Anglican religious community at Little Gidding, Huntingdonshire
[fuh-rahr-uh; Italian fer-rah-rah] /fəˈrɑr ə; Italian fɛrˈrɑ rɑ/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, near the Po River: medieval university and cathedral. /fəˈrɑːrə; Italian ferˈrara/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, in Emilia–Romagna: a centre of the Renaissance under the House of Este; university (1391). Pop: 130 992 (2001)
/Italian fɛrˈraːrɪ/ noun 1. Enzo (ˈɛntso). 1898–1988, Italian designer and manufacturer of racing cars