Also, for instance. As an illustration of something, as in Dress casually, in blue jeans, for example, or This program has problems—for instance, it’s hard to retrieve lost data. The first expression, which dates from the late 1500s, is used throughout this book to illustrate how an idiom is used. The variant dates from the mid-1600s.
[fawr-yahrd, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌyɑrd, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. a on the lower mast of a square-rigged foremast of a ship used to support the foresail. 2. a on the lowest spar of the foremast of a topsail schooner used to hold out the clews of the topsail or lower topsails. 3. a forming the main lower mast […]
/ˈfɔːˌfeɪtɪŋ/ noun 1. the financial service of discounting, without recourse, a promissory note, bill of exchange, letter of credit, etc, received from an overseas buyer by an exporter; a form of debt discounting
[fawr-fer, -fahr] /ˈfɔr fər, -fɑr/ noun 1. a town in the Tayside region, in E Scotland. 2. former name of . /ˈfɔːfər; -fɑː/ noun 1. a market town in E Scotland, the administrative centre of Angus: site of a castle, residence of Scottish kings between the 11th and 14th centuries. Pop: 13 206 (2001)
[fawr-fit] /ˈfɔr fɪt/ noun 1. a fine; penalty. 2. an act of forfeiting; . 3. something to which the right is lost, as for commission of a crime or misdeed, neglect of duty, or violation of a contract. 4. an article deposited in a game because of a mistake and redeemable by a fine or […]