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Technology and industry
- FORTRAN Assembly Program, the macro assembler for some IBM mainframe computers
- Fair Access Policy, a term for a bandwidth cap, limiting Internet usage
In telecommunications, a femtocell is a small cellular base station, typically designed for use in a home or small business. It connects to the service provider’s network via broadband ; current designs typically support 2 to 4 active mobile phones in a residential setting, and 8 to 16 active...
(Femto Access Point), a small cellular telephone base station
- Fabrika automobila Priboj
Fabrika automobila Priboj is a Serbian manufacturer of trucks and buses. Founded in 1953, the company enjoys a long-standing relationship with Mercedes-Benz, which provides engines and licenses for many of FAP's vehicles....
, a motor vehicle manufacturer based in Priboj, Serbia
- Diesel particulate filter
A diesel particulate filter is a device designed to remove diesel particulate matter or soot from the exhaust gas of a diesel engine. Wall-flow diesel particulate filters usually remove 85% or more of the soot, and under certain conditions can attain soot removal efficiencies of close to 100%...
(French, filtre à particules), a filter for motor exhaust gas
- Film Academy of the Philippines
Established in 1981, the Film Academy of the Philippines is the Philippines' official counterpart of the United States' Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The FAP was founded through Executive Order 640-A, signed by former President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos...
, the Philippines' official counterpart of the United States' Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Biology and medicine
- Functional analytic psychotherapy
Functional analytic psychotherapy is an approach to clinical psychotherapy that uses a radical behaviorist position informed by B.F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior....
, clinical psychotherapy that uses a "radical behaviorist" position
- Familial adenomatous polyposis
Familial adenomatous polyposis is an inherited condition in which numerous polyps form mainly in the epithelium of the large intestine. While these polyps start out benign, malignant transformation into colon cancer occurs when not treated....
, a condition where polyps form in the large intestine
- Familial amyloid polyneuropathy
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy , also called transthyretin-related hereditary amyloidosis, transthyretin amyloidosis or Corino de Andrade's disease, is an autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disease. It is a form of paramyloidosis, and was first identified and described by Portuguese neurologist...
, a neurodegenerative, genetically transmitted disease
- Fixed action pattern
In ethology, a fixed action pattern , or modal action pattern, is an instinctive behavioral sequence that is indivisible and runs to completion...
, an instinctive animal behavioral sequence
- FAP (gene)
Fibroblast activation protein, alpha also known as seprase or 170 kDa melanoma membrane-bound gelatinase is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FAP gene.- Function :...
, a human gene, encoding for the fibroblast activation protein
- Fas-associated phosphatase
Fas-associated phosphatase is a molecule that inhibits the effect of Fas ligand to make cells initiate apoptosis.-References:Molecular cell biology. Lodish, Harvey F.5. ed. : - New York : W. H. Freeman and Co., 2003, 973 s. b ill.ISBN 0-7167-4366-3...
, a molecule that inhibits the effect of Fas ligand to make cells initiate apoptosis
Politics, government, and armed forces
- Portuguese Air Force
The Portuguese Air Force is the air force of Portugal. Formed on July 1, 1952, with the Aeronáutica Militar and Aviação Naval united in a single independent Air Force, it is one of the three branches of the Portuguese Armed Forces and its origins dates back to 1912, when the military aviation...
(Força Aérea Portuguesa)
- Peruvian Air Force
The Peruvian Air Force is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with defending the nation and its interests through the use of air power...
(Fuerza Aérea del Peru)
- People's Armed Forces
The People's Armed Forces was a Chadian insurgent group composed of followers of Goukouni Oueddei after the schism with Hissène Habré in 1976...
(Forces Armées Populaires), a Chadian insurgent group
- Federal-aid primary highway system, part of the United States Federal-aid highway program
The U.S. federal-aid highway program was commenced in 1916, with milestones of Federal Aid Highway Act of 1944 and Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956.The federal-aid highway system consists of three parts:*The Interstate Highway System...
- Federal Art Project
The Federal Art Project was the visual arts arm of the Great Depression-era New Deal Works Progress Administration Federal One program in the United States. It operated from August 29, 1935, until June 30, 1943. Reputed to have created more than 200,000 separate works, FAP artists created...
, the visual arts arm of the US Great Depression-era Federal One program
- Free German Workers' Party
The Free German Workers' Party was a neo-nazi political association in Germany. It was outlawed by the Constitutional Court in 1995.The FAP was founded in 1979 but was largely insignificant until the banning of the Action Front of National Socialists/National Activists in 1983 when Michael Kühnen...
(Freiheitliche Arbeiter Partei), a former German political party
- Friendly Adult Presence, an adult overseeing a gathering of minors
- For Aeons Past
-Band members:* Christian Älvestam - vocals* Jani Stefanovic - lead and rhythm guitars* Tom Gardiner - lead and rhythm guitars* Rolf Pilve - drums* Anders Edlund - bass-Guests:* Mikko Härkin - keyboards* Mikael Stanne - backing vocals, lyrics...
- Fap, onomatopoeic slang for masturbation
Masturbation refers to sexual stimulation of a person's own genitals, usually to the point of orgasm. The stimulation can be performed manually, by use of objects or tools, or by some combination of these methods. Masturbation is a common form of autoeroticism...