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Meaning of fast

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: 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"
      2: firmly or closely; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was
         stuck fast"; "held tight" [syn: {fast}, {tight}]
      adj 1: 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" [ant: {slow}]
      2: (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than
         the correct time; "my watch is fast" [ant: {slow}]
      3: at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot" [ant:
      4: (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds; "a fast road";
         "grass courts are faster than clay"
      5: resistant to destruction or fading; "fast colors"
      6: unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a
         debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and
         degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women" [syn: {debauched},
         {degenerate}, {degraded}, {dissipated}, {dissolute},
         {libertine}, {profligate}, {riotous}, {fast}]
      7: hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying
         glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
         [syn: {flying}, {quick}, {fast}]
      8: securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being
         hit by the car" [syn: {fast}, {firm}, {immobile}]
      9: unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause; "a firm
         ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of
         Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; "fast
         friends" [syn: {firm}, {loyal}, {truehearted}, {fast(a)}]
      10: (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of
          exposure time; "a fast lens"
      n 1: abstaining from food [syn: {fast}, {fasting}]
      v 1: abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical
           reasons; "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
      2: abstain from eating; "Before the medical exam, you must fast"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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