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FAD

abbr.
flavin adenine dinucleotide

fad

 (făd)
n.
A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze.

[Possibly from fidfad, fussy person, fussy, from fiddle-faddle.]

fad′dism n.
fad′dist n.
fad′dy adj.
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fad

(fæd)
n
1. an intense but short-lived fashion; craze
2. a personal idiosyncrasy or whim
[C19: of uncertain origin]
ˈfaddish adj
ˈfaddishness n
ˈfaddism n
ˈfaddist n

FAD

n
(Biochemistry) biochem flavin adenine dinucleotide: an ester of riboflavin with ADP that acts as the prosthetic group for many flavoproteins. See also FMN
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fad

(fæd)

n.
a temporary fashion, manner of conduct, etc., esp. one followed enthusiastically by a group.
[1825–35]
fad′dish, adj.
fad′dish•ness, n.
fad′dism, n.
fad′dist, n.
fad′like`, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fad - an interest followed with exaggerated zealfad - an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
fashion - the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
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fad

noun craze, fashion, trend, fancy, rage, mode, vogue, whim, mania, affectation He does not believe that environmental concern is a passing fad.
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fad

noun
The current custom:
Informal: thing.
Idioms: the in thing, the last word, the latest thing.
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Translations
بِدْعَه، موضَه، هَوَس
bláznivý nápadmódamódní výstřelek
dillemodefænomen
divathóbort
įnoringasįnoringumasmados sekimas
modeuntums
módny hit
geçici tutkumoda

fad

[fæd] N (= fashion) → moda f
a passing faduna moda pasajera
it's just a fades la novedad nada más, es una moda pasajera
the fad for Italian clothesla moda de la ropa italiana
he has his fadstiene sus caprichos
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fad

[ˈfæd] n (= craze) → engouement m
a passing fad → un engouement passager
a fad for sth → un engouement pour qch
to begin a fad for sth → lancer la mode de qch
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fad

nFimmel m, → Tick m (inf); (= fashion)Masche f (inf); it’s just a faddas ist nur ein momentaner Fimmel (inf)or Tick (inf); that’s the latest fashion faddas ist die neuste Modemasche (inf); her latest food fadihr neuester Fimmel in puncto Ernährung (inf); her fad for caviarihr Kaviarfimmel (inf); his fad for wearing an earringsein Tick or Fimmel, einen Ohrring zu tragen (inf)
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fad

[fæd] n (fashion) → moda, mania; (personal) → capriccio, mania, fisima
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fad

(fad) noun
a temporary fashion; a craze, interest or activity that (some) people follow enthusiastically, but lasts for a short period of time. What's the latest fad in dieting?; a health-food fad.
faddish adjective
faddishness noun
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