meaning of false

1. Uttering falsehood; unveracious; given to deceit; dishnest; as, a false witness.
Not faithful or loyal, as to obligations, allegiance, vows, etc. ; untrue; treacherous; perfidious; as, a false friend, lover, or subject; false to promises.
Not according with truth or reality; not true; fitted or likely to deceive or disappoint; as, a false statement.
Not genuine or real; assumed or designed to deceive; counterfeit; hypocritical; as, false tears; false modesty; false colors; false jewelry.
Not well founded; not firm or trustworthy; erroneous; as, a false claim; a false conclusion; a false construction in grammar.
Not essential or permanent, as parts of a structure which are temporary or supplemental.
Not in tune.
Not truly; not honestly; falsely.
To report falsely; to falsify.
To betray; to falsify.
To mislead by want of truth; to deceive.
To feign; to pretend to make.
FALSE A small, compiled extensible language with lambda abstractions by W. van Oortmerssen. For Amiga ftp://ftp. cso. uiuc. edu/pub/amiga/fish/ff885. fandango on core programming> Unix/C, from the Mexican dance In C, a wild pointer that runs out of bounds, causing a core dump, or corrupts the malloc arena in such a way as to cause mysterious failures later on, is sometimes said to have "done a fandango on core". On low-end personal machines without an MMU, this can corrupt the operating system itself, causing massive lossage. Other frenetic dances such as the rhumba, cha-cha, or watusi, may be substituted. See aliasing bug, precedence lossage, smash the stack, memory leak, memory smash, overrun screw, core. [Jargon File]
used especially of persons not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful; "a false friend"; "when lovers prove ">untrue"

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