from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. intermediate-range nuclear forces

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation
  • of the Latin infra, below;
  • of infinitive;
  • of infantry.
  • An abbreviation of the Latin in fine, at the end.


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  • In the statement on our NATO meeting in the morning, we called INF a “treaty without precedent in the history of arms control” and “all the more meaningful because it opens the way to progress in other arms control areas.”

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • But in early 1987 Gorbachev announced that he would accept a treaty to get rid of all intermediate-range nuclear missiles known as INF—Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces in Europe.


  • So I said, "Well, we have this big treaty, the so-called INF Treaty, practically ready to be signed and if you don't want to sign it, we'll figure out some other way to sign it."

    Turmoil and Triumph: My Years as Secretary of State

  • Jean-Bernard Raimond expressed his reserve by refusing language calling INF “historic.”

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • “At Reykjavik,” Gorbachev said, referring to INF, “you agreed to 100 on each side globally and none in Europe—do you still agree?”

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • Due to some bumps and bruises on a couple of Jays - a contusion on SS Yunel Escobar's right hand and LF Fred Lewis 'right ankle sprain - the Jays decided they needed another position player pronto and recalled INF Mike McCoy from triple-A Las Vegas.

    Ottawa Sun

  • Nationals recall INF Gonzalez from Triple-A Syracuse, option OF Maxwell to minors Do you enjoy sitting in the stands watching professional baseball?

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  • … The Yankees put Berkman on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with a sprained right ankle and recalled INF Eduardo Nunez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

    Long Island Press

  • New York Yankees put DH Lance Berkman on disabled list with sprained ankle; recall INF

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  • Rockies place LHP Francis on 15-day DL with shoulder soreness, recall INF Young from Triple-A

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