[fast-breyk, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈbreɪk, ˈfɑst-/
verb (used without object), fast-broke, fast-broken, fast-breaking. Basketball.
to execute or play in the style of a fast break.
a play or method of play that brings the ball from one end of the court to the other quickly, usually by one or two quick passes in an attempt by the offensive team to score before the defensive team can get into position.
[fast-brey-king, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈbreɪ kɪŋ, ˈfɑst-/ adjective 1. (of a news story) occurring suddenly, and often portending a series of events or further developments in rapid succession. [fast-breyk, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈbreɪk, ˈfɑst-/ verb (used without object), fast-broke, fast-broken, fast-breaking. Basketball. 1. to execute or play in the style of a fast break.
[fast-bree-der, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈbri dər, ˈfɑst-/ noun, Physics. 1. a breeder reactor in which there is no moderator and fission is caused by high-energy neutrons. noun 1. a nuclear reactor that uses little or no moderator and produces more fissionable material than it consumes See also breeder reactor, fast reactor fast-breeder reactor (fāst’brē’dər) A breeder reactor […]
[fahr-th ing-geyl] /ˈfɑr ðɪŋˌgeɪl/ noun 1. a hoop skirt or framework for expanding a woman’s skirt, worn in the 16th and 17th centuries. /ˈfɑːðɪŋˌɡeɪl/ noun 1. a hoop or framework worn under skirts, esp in the Elizabethan period, to shape and spread them n. 1550s, from Middle French verdugale, from Spanish verdugado “hooped, hooped skirt,” […]
noun, Slang. 1. money made easily or quickly and sometimes unscrupulously: He speculated briefly in the commodities market in the hope of making a fast buck. modifier : Fast-buck speculators were getting rich on inflated FHA appraisals/ Fast-buck artists, dreamers, and even some well-heeled companies noun phrase Money gotten quickly, esp without too fine a […]