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firm1 hard or solid when pressed; not soft. [2 definitions]
firm2 a business started by two or more people.
first before all others in time, importance, or quality. [5 definitions]
first aid emergency medical help given to a hurt or sick person while waiting for a doctor.
first-aid kit a container that holds supplies such as bandages and medicine for treating things like insect bites, wounds, and sudden illness.
first baseman in baseball, the player whose position is at first base while the other team is batting and whose primary function is to defend that base.
first-class of the highest in quality; best. [2 definitions]
firsthand from the source; directly. [2 definitions]
first off at once; immediately.
first-rate of the highest quality; excellent.
fish an animal that lives in water and has fins for swimming and gills for breathing. Fish are cold-blooded animals with skeletons inside their bodies. Most fish have scales on their skin. There are many kinds of fish, including salmon, goldfish, tuna, and sharks. [5 definitions]
fisherman someone who catches fish either as a sport or as a way to make a living.
fishery a business that catches or sells fish and other seafood. [2 definitions]
fishhook a metal hook with a barb and sharp tip, used to catch fish.
fishing the method, pastime, or occupation of catching or trying to catch fish.
fishing pole any long slender pole that is used in catching fish. A long line, often made of nylon, is loosely attached to the pole. This line has a hook attached to it on one end.
fishing rod a long thin pole with a line, hook, and often a reel that is used for catching fish.
fish out of water someone in a place or situation where he or she does not feel comfortable.
fishy like a fish in taste or smell. [3 definitions]
fission the splitting of the nucleus of an atom into two or more nuclei. This makes more atoms of lighter elements and gives off large amounts of energy.
fist a person's hand with the fingers curled tightly into the palm.