fast fast  /ˈfæst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) abstaining from food
  2. (v) abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
  3. (v) abstain from eating
  4. (adj) acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
  5. (adj) (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time
  6. (adj) at a rapid tempo
  7. (adj) (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds
  8. (adj) resistant to destruction or fading
  9. (adj) unrestrained by convention or morality
  10. (adj) hurried and brief
  11. (adj) securely fixed in place
  12. (adj) unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
  13. (adj) (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time
  14. (adv) quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)
  15. (adv) firmly or closely

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Usage(s):

  1. Self-accelerating technologies--computers that make faster computers, for example--may have a destabilizing effect on society.
  2. A server at the French fast food restaurant, Cojean.
  3. If you thought fast food had to be lowbrow, think again.

News

  1. Fast Park Invests in Significant Upgrades, Adds Nearly 1,700 Spaces at Austin-Bergstrom Facility

    Fast Park, a leading offsite airport parking company with a facility at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, is growing its presence in Austin. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10832236.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Fast Food Advertising Doesn't Work on Me

    If fast food advertising worked, my purchases at such establishments would be very different. I don't care for the Whataburger marketing, but their burger is my choice among fast food restaurants. They outshine hamburgers from Sonic, Jack in the Box, Wendy's, Burger King, and McDonald's.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Gilmer Mirror

  3. Fast and Fraudulent?

    Fast n' loud. Great name for a TV show about cars, not so great a description of the 2013 BMW M5. Oh, it’s plenty speedy, thanks to a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 good for least 560 hp.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "We are headed in the right direction," the president said from Andrews Air Force base, "But, as I was reminded on a trip to Racine, Wisconsin, earlier this week, we're not headed there fast enough for a lot of Americans. We're not headed...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News (blog)

  2. "What matters is how far and how fast the renminbi appreciates," Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said in a statement issued with the report.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Timothy Geithner Source: ABC News

  3. "We've had to live through some tough times in order to get where you think you start rebuilding the franchise," Walsh said. "We have that opportunity now. How well, how fast we can rebuild the team can be shortcut by getting great players."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Donnie Walsh Source: The Associated Press

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