FOB


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

FOB

1) adj. short for Free on Board, meaning shipped to a specific place without cost. 2) Friend of Bill (Clinton). (See: Free on Board)

References in classic literature ?
In one of my fobs there was a silver watch, and in the other a small quantity of gold in a purse.
Della doubled the fob chain in her hand and sat on the corner of the table near the door that he always entered.
He was dressed like any other ordinary gentleman, in a loose grey morning coat and waistcoat, and white trousers; and had his watch in his fob, and his money in his pockets: which he rattled as if he were very proud of it.
It was marvellous to witness the obtuse gravity with which he would inspect the wheels of a great old silver watch thereby delighting the owner, in whose fob it had been worn till he deemed it a portion of his own life, and was accordingly jealous of its treatment.
Signor Pastrini drew from his fob a magnificent Breguet, bearing the name of its maker, of Parisian manufacture, and a count's coronet.
The total foreign trade balance (exports FOB - import CIF) was negative in January 2018 and amounted to 833.
As a mark of gratitude towards the brave heart Indian Army, flower vendors specially decorated the Elphinstone Road FOB for its dedication to the nation ceremony.
The Indian Army was given the task of construction of three FOBs for the Indian Railways at Elphinstone, Currey Road and Ambivli railway stations.
Platts assesses FOB Novorossiisk Aframax cargoes as a freight netback to the CIF-delivered Rotterdam Urals market, using the Baltic to UK-Continent 100,000 mt freight route to calculate the Urals value back to its loading point at the Russian Baltic ports of Ust-Luga and Primorsk.
The FOB Spin Boldak TCF closure presented our team with a unique set of challenges.
Offers for September or October loading Panamax cargoes of 5,800 kcal/kg GAR coal were at $64/mt FOB, while bids were at $62/mt FOB, he said.