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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fid  \Fid\,  n.  [Prov.  E.  fid  a  small  thick  lump.] 
  1.  (Naut.)  A  square  bar  of  wood  or  iron,  used  to  support  the 
  topmast,  being  passed  through  a  hole  or  mortise  at  its 
  heel,  and  resting  on  the  trestle  trees. 
 
  2.  A  wooden  or  metal  bar  or  pin,  used  to  support  or  steady 
  anything 
 
  3.  A  pin  of  hard  wood,  tapering  to  a  point,  used  to  open  the 
  strands  of  a  rope  in  splicing. 
 
  Note:  There  are  hand  fids  and  standing  fids  (which  are  larger 
  than  the  others  and  stand  upon  a  flat  base).  An  iron 
  implement  for  this  purpose  is  called  a  marline  spike. 
 
  4.  (Mil.)  A  block  of  wood  used  in  mounting  and  dismounting 
  heavy  guns. 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  FID 
  File  IDentifier  (APDU) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  FID 
  File  Identifier  Descriptor  (UDF,  CD-R) 
 
 




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