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fastest, superlative; faster, comparative;
  1. Moving or capable of moving at high speed
    • - a fast and powerful car
  2. Performed or taking place at high speed; taking only a short time
    • - the journey was fast and enjoyable
  3. Allowing people or things to move at high speed
    • - a wide, fast road
  4. Performing or able to perform a particular type of action quickly
    • - a fast reader
  5. (of a playing field) Likely to make the ball bounce or run quickly or to allow competitors to reach a high speed

  6. (of a person or lifestyle) Engaging in or involving exciting or shocking activities
    • - the fast life she led in London
  7. (of a clock or watch) Showing a time ahead of the correct time
    • - I keep my watch fifteen minutes fast
  8. Firmly fixed or attached
    • - he made a rope fast to each corner
  9. (of friends) Close and loyal

  10. (of a dye) Not fading in light or when washed

  11. (of a film) Needing only a short exposure

  12. (of a lens) Having a large aperture and therefore allowing short exposure times

  1. Abstain from all or some kinds of food or drink, esp. as a religious observance

  1. An act or period of fasting
    • - a five-day fast
  1. At high speed
    • - he was driving too fast
  2. Within a short time
    • - they think they're going to get rich fast
  3. So as to be hard to move; firmly or securely
    • - the ship was held fast by the anchor chain
  4. (of someone or something sleeping) So as to be hard to wake
    • - they were too fast asleep to reply

  1. abstaining from food
  2. abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons; "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
  3. acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"
  4. quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form); "how fast can he get here?"; "ran as fast as he could"; "needs medical help fast"; "fast-running rivers"; "fast-breaking news"; "fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters"
  5. (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time; "my watch is fast"
  6. abstain from eating; "Before the medical exam, you must fast"
  7. In kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity (the rate of change of its position); it is thus a scalar quantity. ...
  8. The Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer (FAST) was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on board a Pegasus XL rocket on August 21, 1996. ...
  9. The Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (FAST) museum holds a collection of aircraft, wind tunnel and Royal Aircraft Establishment related material. It is based in Farnborough, Hampshire immediately adjacent to Farnborough Airfield.
  10. Man 2 Man (also known as Man to Man) were a US Hi-NRG band from New York City that formed in the early 1980s. They were best known for their hit singles "Male Stripper", "Energy Is Eurobeat" and "I Need A Man".
  11. (Faster (2003 film)) Faster is a 2003 documentary film about the motorcycle road racing world championship, MotoGP. Filmed between 2001 and 2002 by director Mark Neale, it features cinematography by music video director Grant Gee and is narrated by Ewan McGregor. ...
  12. (Faster (2010 film)) Faster is an upcoming American action thriller drama film, directed by George Tillman, Jr. and written by brothers Tony Gayton and Joe Gayton. It stars Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Carla Gugino, Moon Bloodgood, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Maggie Grace. ...
  13. (faster) Agent noun of fast (voluntarily refrain from eating); one who fasts; comparative form of fast: more fast; comparative form of fast: more fast
  14. (fastly) securely
  15. (fastness) A secure or fortified place; a stronghold, a fortress; The state of being fast. firmness, security rapidity, swiftness; The ability of a dye to withstand fading
  16. (FASTER) The electronic system used in all buying and selling of shares on NZX Markets. FASTER stands for Fully Automated Screen Trading and Electronic Registration System.
  17. (FASTER) Florida Automated System for the Transfer of Educational Records
  18. (Faster) l Farther l Safer l  Smarter
  19. (Fastness) Resistance to colour fading.
  20. (Fastness) Ability of a dye or pigment to withstand washing, boiling, or exposure to light.
  21. (Fastness) It is the resistance which a material provides to an agent
  22. (Fastness) That property of a paper or dyestuff which renders it resistant to change in color. (see also color, color fastness.)
  23. (Fastness) a prayer house that people can go to for a brief period or longer
  24. (fastness) the stability of colored pigments or dyestuffs under adverse conditions of light, acids, alkalis, etc.
  25. As in "play fast." To play a hand aggressively, betting and raising as much as possible. Example: "When you flop a set but there's a flush draw possible, you have to play it fast."