fa The fourth tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.[AHD] facetious One of the words that contain all five vowels in the correct order. fader A control used to fade out one input source and fade in another.The value of 42 volts comes from a tripling of the normal 12 V car battery to 36 volts which measures 42 volts when running.5.1 surround sound The digital audio multichannel format developed by the Moving Picture Experts Group (see MPEG) for digital soundtrack encoding for film, laserdiscs, videotapes, DVD, and HDTV broadcast.[AHD] Fairchild 670 Compressor Limiter designed by Rein Narma in 1959, while at Fairchild Recording Equipment Company in Long Island City, NY. Fairchild, Sherman Mills (1896 - 1971) American inventor and entrepreneur who founded many companies, the most famous of which were Fairchild Recording and Fairchild Semiconductor.fall time A voice in a register higher than a person's usual register, resulting from a change in the way the vocal cords are vibrated. An animated Spanish or Spanish-American dance in triple time.
Fender, Clarence Leonidas "Leo" (1909-1991) American inventor and entrepreneur who founded the Fender Electric Instrument Company in 1946 and invented the legendary Stratocaster and Telecaster guitars.FAQ (frequently asked question) Acronym commonly seen on bulletin boards, Internet Web sites, and corporate information centers.By compiling FAQ lists (FAQs), organizations significantly reduce time spent repeatedly answering the same questions. F The unit of capacitance in the meter-kilogram-second system equal to the capacitance of a capacitor having an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a potential difference of 1 volt between the plates.fado A type of spring-clip terminal for electrical wire that is one of the oldest and most popular ever made. F Of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water as 32 °F and the boiling point as 212 °F, under normal atmospheric pressure.[AHD] (In scientific and technical contexts temperatures are now usually measured in degrees Celsius rather than Fahrenheit.) [After Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit.] Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel (1686-1736) German-born physicist who invented the mercury thermometer (1714) and devised the Fahrenheit temperature scale.These go vertically down the side, pointing inward, toward the bellows, making them accessible to only one hand while handling the accordion.Another source claimed the first piano accordion was introduced in 1854 at the Allegemeine Deutsche Industrieausstellung in Munich.[AHD] [After Michael Faraday.] Faraday, Michael (1791-1867) British physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1831) and proposed the field theory later developed by Maxwell and Einstein.[AHD] After announcing that a new source of energy was possible by moving a magnet in a coil of wire, many declared him a fraud.However, it has a smaller range, is too big to reach notes far apart, such as two octaves, requires more finger movement to operate, and requires learning twelve fingering patterns to play in every possible key, instead of three as on the chromatic button accordion.42V Power Net The official name for the 42 V automotive electrical power system.