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fibs, plural;
  1. Tell such a lie

  1. A lie, typically an unimportant one
    • - parents told little white fibs about out-of-wedlock births

  1. a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
  2. tell a relatively insignificant lie; "Fibbing is not acceptable, even if you don't call it lying"
  3. Fib is an experimental Western poetry form, bearing similarities to haiku, but based on the Fibonacci sequence. That is, the typical fib and one version of the contemporary Western haiku both follow a strict structure. ...
  4. Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) and involves the two upper chambers (atria) of the heart. Its name comes from the fibrillating (i.e., quivering) of the heart muscles of the atria, instead of a coordinated contraction. ...
  5. (FIBS) First Internet Backgammon Server (FIBS) is the earliest backgammon server on the Internet, operating since July 19, 1992. FIBS allows Internet users to play backgammon in real-time against other people and tracks player performance using a modified version of the Elo rating system. ...
  6. A lie, especially one that is more or less inconsequential; To lie, especially more or less inconsequentially
  7. (Fibs) A fib is "small lie", also known as a "white lie". This appeared in one of the GLS books: "this command tells fibs". Use something like "The output of this command can be misleading".
  8. Family Investment Bureau - administrative unit within Department of Social Services responsible for programs that provide families and individuals with temporary and emergency financial assistance
  9. short for Free Interbase Components. This is the work of Greg Deatz, the same person who created the FreeUDFLib (Delphi/Windows) and the FreeUDFLibC (C/Sun). FIB allows you to connect directly to IB without the BDE. It's the foundation for IBX and since IBX appeared, FIB is no longer in development.
  10. a lie that has not cut its teeth. An habitual liar's nearest approach to truth: the perigee of his eccentric orbit.
  11. Glib attempt to excuse a fall, by saying, "I caught an edge," or "I lost an edge."
  12. Focused Ion Beam. Finely focused ion beam (often Ga+) used for imaging, milling and deposition.
  13. A lie that is silly or childish and is easily perceived as deceptive.
  14. Another term for atrial fibrillation, more common in speech than writing.
  15. Forward Indicator Bit