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Definition of Faster
FasterFast Fast, a. [Compar. Faster; superl. Fastest.] [OE.,
firm, strong, not loose, AS. f?st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast,
OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and
perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of
keeping close to what is pursued; a Scandinavian use. Cf.
Fast, adv., Fast, v., Avast.]
1. Firmly fixed; closely adhering; made firm; not loose,
unstable, or easily moved; immovable; as, to make fast the
There is an order that keeps things fast. --Burke.
2. Firm against attack; fortified by nature or art;
Outlaws . . . lurking in woods and fast places.
3. Firm in adherence; steadfast; not easily separated or
alienated; faithful; as, a fast friend.
4. Permanent; not liable to fade by exposure to air or by
washing; durable; lasting; as, fast colors.
5. Tenacious; retentive. [Obs.]
Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their
6. Not easily disturbed or broken; deep; sound.
All this while in a most fast sleep. --Shak.
7. Moving rapidly; quick in mition; rapid; swift; as, a fast
8. Given to pleasure seeking; disregardful of restraint;
reckless; wild; dissipated; dissolute; as, a fast man; a
fast liver. --Thackeray.
Fast and loose, now cohering, now disjoined; inconstant,
esp. in the phrases to play at fast and loose, to play
fast and loose, to act with giddy or reckless inconstancy
or in a tricky manner; to say one thing and do another.
``Play fast and loose with faith.' --Shak.
Fast and loose pulleys (Mach.), two pulleys placed side by
side on a revolving shaft, which is driven from another
shaft by a band, and arranged to disengage and re["e]ngage
the machinery driven thereby. When the machinery is to be
stopped, the band is transferred from the pulley fixed to
the shaft to the pulley which revolves freely upon it, and
Hard and fast (Naut.), so completely aground as to be
To make fast (Naut.), to make secure; to fasten firmly, as
a vessel, a rope, or a door.
Faster Fast"er, n.
One who abstains from food.
Meaning of Faster from wikipedia
who often fasts
" (George Harrison
" (Matt Nathanson
" (Within Temptation
is the willing abstinence
from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period
of time. An absolute fast
or dry fasting
- Faster Faster
is a band from Brunswick, Georgia, United
States. The final
line-up for Faster Faster
in July 2007 by five musicians. Kyle...
-than-light (also superluminal
or FTL) communication
are the conjectural propagation
or matter faster
than the speed
- Kill Kill Faster Faster
is a 2008 thriller
by Gareth Maxwell
Roberts, with the screenplay
by Gareth Maxwell Roberts
- Better, Faster
, Stronger" is a song by French
duo Daft Punk. The single
was first released
on 13 October
2001. A live version
of "Harder, Better, Faster
- and Secure Trade
"), a Canada-United States
and Mexico-United States program
to facilitate faster cross border trade Fast
as in high speed
- Jerry Mercer
at AllMusic". AllMusic.com. Retrieved
2010-05-27. "Harder...Faster overview
at AllMusic". AllMusic.com...
- is derived
from the Russ Meyer
, ****cat! Kill! Kill!. After multiple early personnel
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