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fads, plural;
  1. An intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, esp. one that is short-lived and without basis in the object's qualities; a craze
    • - prairie restoration is the latest gardening fad in the Midwest

  1. an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
  2. A fad, sometimes called a trend, meme or a craze, is any form of behavior that develops among a large population and is collectively followed with enthusiasm for some period, generally as a result of the behavior's being perceived as novel in some way.Kornblum (2007), p. 213. ...
  3. In biochemistry, flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) is a redox cofactor involved in several important reactions in metabolism. FAD can exist in two different redox states, which it converts between by accepting or donating electrons. ...
  4. "The Fad" is the third and final single from Chevelle's 2007 album, Vena Sera. Pete Loeffler stated in a live show that he wrote this song while in Las Vegas.
  5. (FADs (Fish Aggregating Devices)) A fish aggregating (or aggregation) device (FAD) is a man-made object used to attract ocean going pelagic fish such as marlin, tuna and mahi-mahi (dolphin fish). They usually consist of buoys or floats tethered to the ocean floor with concrete blocks. ...
  6. A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
  7. (FADS) An overdone fashion; passing craze
  8. (Fads) Fashions that enter quickly, are adopted with great zeal, peak early, and decline very fast.
  9. (Fads) Gain rapid acceptance, peak early, and decline quickly. Tend to attract limited market. Products that are novel and do not address basic needs.
  10. (Fads) a form of collective behavior where large numbers of people enthusiastically embrace some activity or object for a short period of time.
  11. (1) stands for flavin adenine dinucleotide (oxidized form); a cofactor composed of flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and adenosine monophosphate (AMP) that is involved in various redox reactions; also referred to as FAD^+; FADH and FADH2 are reduced forms of FAD; (2) stands for familial Alzheimer`s ...
  12. (like bad). One of the 100 corporeal members of Caligastia's staff (see Ang). Fad headed the faculty on dissemination and conservation of knowledge. He remained loyal to Michael during the rebellion. (746,7)[66:5.9].
  13. an unconventional social pattern that people embrace briefly but enthusiastically
  14. A short-lived micro-trend that is linked to an overall theme or trend.
  15. A temporary or fleeting fashion, notion, or manner of conduct
  16. Abbreviation for Flavin-adenine dinucleotide.
  17. A fashion followed with great enthusiasm for a short period of time.
  18. Free air delivery, equals the capacity of a compressor, the actual amount of air sucked into a compressor
  19. a fashion that is only good for a short time.
  20. Funds from operations less deductions for cash expenditures for leasing commissions and tenant improvement costs
  21. Short term fashion (trends) are called fads
  22. a product, especially a fashion, that comes quickly to the attention of an eager public, achieves peak sales in a relatively short time, and rapidly declines in popularity; that is, a popular product with a particularly short life cycle. See Fashion.
  23. Short lived fashion are called fad’s; They seldom have any lasting Impact on future fashion. They are briefly and suddenly seen everywhere and just as suddenly they vanish.
  24. a temporary pattern of behaviour that catches people's attention (pg.388)
  25. A popular craze, a temporary fashion.