RF

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: rf, Rf, and R&F

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Various etymologies.

Noun[edit]

RF (countable and uncountable, plural RFs)

  1. Initialism of right foot.
  2. (photography) Initialism of range finder.
  3. (electronics, physics) Initialism of radio frequency.
  4. (pathology) Initialism of rheumatoid factor.
  5. (military, engineering, slang) Initialism of ratfuck (dirty rick or act of sabotage or interference).
    • 1997, Chuck Carlock, Firebirds: A Harrowing Firsthand Account of Helicopter Combat in Vietnam, Bantam, →ISBN, page 300:
      If battalion staff were involved, we generally called the insertion an RF, Romeo Foxtrot, or Rat Fuck.
    • 2003, Guy T. Saperstein, Civil Warrior: Memoirs of a Civil Rights Attorney:
      Thinking they actually were supporting the demonstrators, I went up to them and asked why. “No, we're not supporting them. This is just an RF (short for “Rat Fuck”). We're keeping the money," they told me, laughing.
  6. (baseball) Initialism of right field or right fielder.

Proper noun[edit]

RF

  1. Initialism of Russian Federation.
Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Combination of prefix F and prefix modifier R

Noun[edit]

RF

  1. (US, military, aviation) reconnaissance fighter; an unarmed fighter modified for photo-reconnaissance (prefix)
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

RF

  1. RF (radiofrequency) Initialism of radiofréquence.