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FP (countable and uncountable, plural FPs)

  1. (computing) Initialism of floating point.
  2. (media) Initialism of foreign policy.
  3. Initialism of front page.
  4. Initialism of function pointer.
  5. Initialism of functional programming.
  6. Initialism of false positive.
    • 2015 July 24, Krzysztof J. Cios, Dat T. Nguyen, “Data mining and data visualization”, in Susan J Henly, editor, Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research, Routledge, →ISBN, page 316:
      Note that a FP diagnosis (with null hypothesis of being healthy) may cause a prescription of an unnecessary treatment.
    • 2018 February 7, Alexander Drilon, Michael Postow, Neil Vasan, Maria I. Carlo, Pocket Oncology[1], Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, →ISBN, →OCLC:
      Testing multiple hypotheses increases risk of FPs.
    • 2021 March 26, Serg Masís, Interpretable Machine Learning with Python: Learn to build interpretable high-performance models with hands-on real-world examples, Packt Publishing Ltd, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 90:
      In fact, you could ask and answer the question: where do all my models consistently have FPs or FNs?
  7. Initialism of food poisoning.
  8. (psychology) Abbreviation of favorite person.



Proper noun[edit]


  1. (politics, dated) Initialism of Fazilet Partisi (Virtue Party).