Definition Fast

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Definition

fast: quick, rapid, speedy
adjective, adverb

to fast: to stop eating for a period of time (usually for religious reasons)
verb

(to break) the fast: (to stop, to end) the abstinence from food
idiom
The term breakfast is made up of the words "break" and "fast". The term literally refers to "breaking" or ending a "fast" (a period in which nothing is eaten).

Examples

  • "Klaus : Faster!"
  • "Another claim Smithson makes is that stress can be a good thing for pregnant women and their babies, citing "faster nerve transmission and perhaps even a greater brain development" in babies whose mothers had been subjected to moderate stress in mid-to-late pregnancy."
  • "They move fast now, don't they?"
  • "Olaf : Come on driver, just drive faster!"
  • "The Emerald city - as fast as lightning!"
  • "Olaf : Faster!"
  • "It was the fastest interview of my life."
  • "Name: JOAN WAYNE AKA "THE FASTEST DEADEST WOMAN IN THE WEST ""
  • "Everybody was kung-fu fighting, those kicks were fast as lightning."

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