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.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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.”
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."
Jean-Bernard Raimond expressed his reserve by refusing language calling INF “historic.”
“At Reykjavik,” Gorbachev said, referring to INF, “you agreed to 100 on each side globally and none in Europe—do you still agree?”
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.
Nationals recall INF Gonzalez from Triple-A Syracuse, option OF Maxwell to minors Do you enjoy sitting in the stands watching professional baseball?
… 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.
New York Yankees put DH Lance Berkman on disabled list with sprained ankle; recall INF
Rockies place LHP Francis on 15-day DL with shoulder soreness, recall INF Young from Triple-A