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Meaning of FAD

Pronunciation:  fad

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"

FAD is a 3 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: craze, cult, furor, furore, rage
 See Also: fashion



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fad\, n. [Cf. {Faddle}.]
A hobby; freak; whim. -- {Fad"dist}, n.

      It is your favorite fad to draw plans.   --G. Eliot.

Computing Dictionary

["FAD, A Simple and Powerful Database Language", F. Bancilon et al, Proc 13th Intl Conf on VLDB, Brighton, England, Sep 1987].

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A riboflavin-containing hydrogen acceptor molecule in the Krebs cycle of plant respiration and a coenzyme of some oxidation-reduction enzymes.
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