[fahrt-lek] /ˈfɑrt lɛk/
a training technique, used especially among runners, consisting of bursts of intense effort loosely alternating with less strenuous activity.
(sport) another name for interval training
1952, Swedish, from fart “speed” (cf. Old Norse fara “to go, move;” see fare (v.)) + lek “play” (cf. Old Norse leika “play;” see lark (v.)).
- Fart off
verb phrase To waste time or goof off: a great spring day to fart off
- Faruk I
[fuh-rook, fah-] /fəˈruk, fɑ-/ noun 1. 1920–65, king of Egypt from 1936 until his abdication in 1952. /fəˈruːk/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Farouk I
noun 1. the area of the U.S. west of the Great Plains. A term often applied to the states between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
1. . 2. Foreign Agricultural Service. [fah] /fɑ/ noun, Music. 1. the syllable used for the fourth tone of a diatonic scale. 2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone F. Compare (def 1). [fah] /fɑ/ noun 1. the twentieth letter of the Arabic alphabet. Commerce. 1. free alongside ship: without charge to the […]