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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Far  \Far\,  n.  [See  {Farrow}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  young  pig,  or  a  litter  of  pigs. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Far  \Far\,  a.  [{Farther}and  {Farthest}are  used  as  the  compar. 
  and  superl.  of  far  although  they  are  corruptions  arising 
  from  confusion  with  further  and  furthest.  See  {Further}.] 
  [OE.  fer,  feor,  AS  feor;  akin  to  OS  fer,  D.  ver,  OHG. 
  ferro,  adv.,  G.  fern,  a.,  Icel.  fjarri  Dan.  fjirn  Sw 
  fjerran  adv.,  Goth.  fa[=i]rra,  adv.,  Gr  ?????  beyond,  Skr. 
  paras,  adv.,  far  and  prob.  to  L.  per  through  and  E.  prefix 
  for-,  as  in  forgive,  and  also  to  fare.  Cf  {Farther}, 
  {Farthest}.] 
  1.  Distant  in  any  direction;  not  near  remote;  mutually 
  separated  by  a  wide  space  or  extent. 
 
  They  said  .  .  .  We  be  come  from  a  far  country. 
  --Josh.  ix  6. 
 
  The  nations  far  and  near  contend  in  choice. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Remote  from  purpose;  contrary  to  design  or  wishes;  as  far 
  be  it  from  me  to  justify  cruelty. 
 
  3.  Remote  in  affection  or  obedience;  at  a  distance,  morally 
  or  spiritually;  t  enmity  with  alienated. 
 
  They  that  are  far  from  thee  ahsll  perish.  --Ps. 
  lxxiii.  27. 
 
  4.  Widely  different  in  nature  or  quality;  opposite  in 
  character. 
 
  He  was  far  from  ill  looking,  though  he  thought 
  himself  still  farther.  --F.  Anstey. 
 
  5.  The  more  distant  of  two  as  the  far  side  (called  also  off 
  side)  of  a  horse,  that  is  the  right  side  or  the  one 
  opposite  to  the  rider  when  he  mounts. 
 
  Note:  The  distinction  between  the  adjectival  and  adverbial 
  use  of  far  is  sometimes  not  easily  discriminated. 
 
  {By  far},  by  much  by  a  great  difference. 
 
  {Far  between},  with  a  long  distance  (of  space  or  time) 
  between;  at  long  intervals.  ``The  examinations  are  few  and 
  far  between.''  --Farrar. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Far  \Far\,  adv 
  1.  To  a  great  extent  or  distance  of  space;  widely;  as  we  are 
  separated  far  from  each  other 
 
  2.  To  a  great  distance  in  time  from  any  point;  remotely;  as 
  he  pushed  his  researches  far  into  antiquity. 
 
  3.  In  great  part  as  the  day  is  far  spent. 
 
  4.  In  a  great  proportion;  by  many  degrees;  very  much  deeply; 
  greatly. 
 
  Who  can  find  a  virtuous  woman  ?  for  her  price  is  far 
  above  rubies.  --Prov.  xxxi. 
  10. 
 
  {As  far  as},  to  the  extent,  or  degree,  that  See  {As  far  as}, 
  under  {As}. 
 
  {Far  off}. 
  a  At  a  great  distance,  absolutely  or  relatively. 
  b  Distant  in  sympathy  or  affection;  alienated.  ``But 
  now  in  Christ  Jesus,  ye  who  some  time  were  far  off 
  are  made  nigh  by  the  blood  of  Christ.''  --Eph.  ii  13. 
 
  {Far  other},  different  by  a  great  degree;  not  the  same  quite 
  unlike.  --Pope. 
 
  {Far  and  near},  at  a  distance  and  close  by  throughout  a 
  whole  region. 
 
  {Far  and  wide},  distantly  and  broadly;  comprehensively.  ``Far 
  and  wide  his  eye  commands.''  --Milton. 
 
  {From  far},  from  a  great  distance;  from  a  remote  place 
 
  Note:  Far  often  occurs  in  self-explaining  compounds,  such  as 
  far-extended,  far-reaching,  far-spread. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  far 
  adj  1:  at  a  great  distance  in  time  or  space  or  degree;  "we  come 
  from  a  far  country";  "far  corners  of  the  earth";  "the 
  far  future";  "a  far  journey";  "the  far  side  of  the 
  road";  "far  from  the  truth";  "far  in  the  future"  [ant: 
  {near}] 
  2:  being  of  a  considerable  distance  or  length;  "a  far  trek" 
  3:  being  the  animal  or  vehicle  on  the  right  or  being  on  the 
  right  side  of  an  animal  or  vehicle;  "the  horse  on  the 
  right  is  the  far  horse";  "the  right  side  is  the  far  side 
  of  the  horse" 
  4:  beyond  a  norm  in  opinion  or  actions;  "the  far  right" 
  adv  1:  to  a  considerable  degree;  very  much  "a  far  far  better  thing 
  that  I  do";  "felt  far  worse  than  yesterday";  "eyes  far 
  too  close  together" 
  2:  at  or  to  or  from  a  great  distance  in  space;  "he  traveled 
  far";  "strayed  far  from  home";  "sat  far  away  from  each 
  other" 
  3:  at  or  to  a  certain  point  or  degree;  "I  can  only  go  so  far 
  before  I  have  to  give  up";  "how  far  can  we  get  with  this 
  kind  of  argument?" 
  4:  remote  in  time;  "if  we  could  see  far  into  the  future";  "all 
  that  happened  far  in  the  past" 
  5:  to  an  advanced  stage  or  point;  "a  young  man  who  will  go  very 
  far" 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  FAR 
  False  Acception  Rate 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  FAR 
  Fixed  Alternative  Routing  (SNI) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  FAR 
  Flow  Admission  Request  [message]  (LFAP) 
 
 




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