Fab


Fab

FAB may mean:

* FAB, the IATA airport code for Farnborough Airfield
*Federated Array of Bricks, a low-cost distributed storage system that provides block-level storage and uses distributed data replication for fault tolerance
* Feline Advisory Bureau, a UK feline charity
*Flavoured Alcoholic Beverages, also known as alcopops
* "Força Aérea Brasileira", the Brazilian Air Force
* "Fugasnaya aviatsionnaya bomba" ('Aviation Demolition Bomb'), the term for Russian general purpose bombs
*Film Advisory Board
*Federation de l'Automobile de Belarus, a member of the FIA
* [http://www.fabnet.org/ Feminist Approaches to Bioethics]
*Functional Airspace Block

Fab may mean:

*Fab (brand), a frozen confectionery
*Fab (detergent), marketed by Colgate-Palmolive

In "science and technology":
*"Fab region", the fragment antigen binding portion of an antibody
*Fab (semiconductors), a fabrication plant for semiconductor manufacture
*Fabber, a desktop multipurpose factory, ideally self-replicating
*Fast atom bombardment, a mass spectrometry technique in chemistry
*The French-American-British classification systems for hematological disease
*Fuel air bomb, an explosive device based on the ignition of an aerosolized fuel cloud

In "culture":
* F.A.B., a radio sign-off used in the "Thunderbirds" TV series
*"Fab" (magazine), a Canadian gay magazine
*Fab (book) by Neil Gershenfeld
*Fab (nightclub), a gay nightclub located in Manila, Philippines
*Fabrice Morvan, singer of Milli Vanilli
*Fabrizio Moretti, drummer in The Strokes


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  • fab — [fab] adj. [Informal] short for FABULOUS (sense 3) …   English World dictionary

  • fab|li|au — «FAB lee oh», noun, plural aux « ohz». a medieval poem, usually French or English, relating a short tale that deals with real or possible (often comic) incidents of ordinary human life. ╂[< Old North French fabliau, Old French fablel… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fab. — Fab., O. Fabr., bei Pflanzennamen Abkürzung für Otho Fabricius, geb. 1744 in Rudkjöbing, Pfarrer in Grönland, gest. 1822 als Bischof in Kopenhagen; schrieb: »Fauna groenlandica« (1780) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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