from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. personal flotation device
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- Phase-Frequency Detector.
- Personal flotation device.
- Primary Flight Display.
- Process Flow Diagram
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Just like buckling up in your car, wearing a PFD is a lifesaver.
Via Martyn Daniels of Brave New World (the UK Bookseller Association blog), the Bookseller reports that the literary agency PFD is entering a print on demand relationship with Lightning Source which will enable it to bring back out of print works from its authors and estates and makes these available through Amazon and the two wholesaler channels of Gardners and Bertrams.
For one, as a product of the oil pipeline, Alaska has something called the PFD (Permanent Fund Dividend) which pays every man, woman, and child approximately $1,500 every year.
Failure to wear a PFD is the main reason people lose their lives in boating accidents.
Riverboarders also wear safety equipment such as pads, helmet, personal flotation device (PFD aka life jacket), as well as wetsuits for warmth, and fins for steering and propulsion.
Learn more about these bills from Americans for Financial Reform PFD.
Give all the illegals a PFD and a roll of paper towels. librarian
She did have PFD so could have simply rode out the river as they instruct.
An idea for the hunter: inflatable PFD they don't restrict movement and can help you stay afloat when your waders start to fill.
"If we don't stop the decline, we'll all pay the price: a state income tax, no PFD Permanent Fund Dividend, fewer state services."