[feyn; German fœn] /feɪn; German fœn/
a warm, dry wind descending a mountain, as on the north side of the Alps.
/fɜːn; German føːn/
(meteorol) a variant spelling of föhn
foehn also föhn
A warm, dry, and often strong wind coming off the lee slopes of a mountain range, especially off the northern slopes of the Alps. A foehn is a katabatic wind that warms as it descends because it has dropped its moisture before crossing the mountain range and is put under greater atmospheric pressure as it moves downward. Various local names are also used for foehns (such as chinook in the Rocky Mountain regions). A foehn can cause sudden and dramatic increases in the temperature—from 10° to 20°C (50° to 68°F) in a few minutes—which can cause snow to melt rapidly and even trigger flooding. See also chinook.
[foh-muh n] /ˈfoʊ mən/ noun, plural foemen. Literary. 1. an enemy in war. /ˈfəʊmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (archaic or poetic) an enemy in war; foe
- Foe one one
noun phrase Information; facts; the 411, the SCOOP, the SKINNY [1990s+ Black; fr 411, the telephone number called for customers’ telephone listings]
[fawrst-ner] /ˈfɔrst nər/ noun, Carpentry. 1. . [fawrst-ner] /ˈfɔrst nər/ noun, Carpentry. 1. a bit for drilling blind holes, guided from the rim rather than from the center to permit it to enter the wood at an oblique angle.
[feet-l] /ˈfit l/ adjective, Embryology. 1. of, relating to, or having the character of a . /ˈfiːtəl/ adjective 1. a variant spelling of fetal /ˈfiːtəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a fetus adj. see fetal; for spelling, see oe. adj. 1811, from fetus + -al (1). fetal fe·tal (fēt’l) adj. Of, relating to, […]