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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fun  \Fun\,  n.  [Perh.  of  Celtic  origin;  cf  Ir  &  Gael.  fonn 
  pleasure.] 
  Sport;  merriment;  frolicsome  amusement.  ``Oddity,  frolic,  and 
  fun.''  --Goldsmith. 
 
  {To  make  fan  of},  to  hold  up  to  or  turn  into  ridicule. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fun 
  adj  :  providing  enjoyment;  pleasantly  entertaining;  "an  amusing 
  speaker";  "a  diverting  story";  "a  fun  thing  to  do" 
  [syn:  {amusing},  {amusive},  {diverting},  {fun(a)}] 
  n  1:  activities  that  are  enjoyable  or  amusing;  "I  do  it  for  the 
  fun  of  it";  "he  is  fun  to  have  around"  [syn:  {merriment}, 
  {playfulness}] 
  2:  verbal  wit  (often  at  another's  expense  but  not  to  be  taken 
  seriously);  "he  became  a  figure  of  fun"  [syn:  {play},  {sport}] 
  3:  violent  and  excited  activity;  "she  asked  for  money  and  then 
  the  fun  began";  (colloquial)  "they  began  to  fight  like 
  fun" 
  4:  a  disposition  to  find  (or  make)  causes  for  amusement;  "her 
  playfulness  surprised  me";  "he  was  fun  to  be  with"  [syn:  {playfulness}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Fun 
 
  A  {typed  lambda-calculus},  similar  to  {SOL}[2].  "On 
  Understanding  Types,  Data  Abstractions  and  Polymorphism", 
  L.  Cardelli  et  al  ACM  Comp  Surveys  17(4)  (Dec  1985). 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  FUN 
  Flow  Update  Notification  [message]  (LFAP) 
 
 




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