[fast-bree-der, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈbri dər, ˈfɑst-/
a breeder reactor in which there is no moderator and fission is caused by high-energy neutrons.
a nuclear reactor that uses little or no moderator and produces more fissionable material than it consumes See also breeder reactor, fast reactor
A breeder reactor that uses high-speed neutrons to produce fissionable material. See also nuclear 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 […]
[fahr-th ing] /ˈfɑr ðɪŋ/ noun 1. a former bronze coin of Great Britain, equal to one-fourth of a British penny: withdrawn in 1961. 2. something of very small value: I don’t care a farthing for your opinion. /ˈfɑːðɪŋ/ noun 1. a former British bronze coin, worth a quarter of an old penny, that ceased to […]
[fahr-th ist] /ˈfɑr ðɪst/ adjective, superl. of far with farther as compar. 1. most distant or remote. 2. most extended; longest. adverb, superl. of far with farther as compar. 3. at or to the greatest distance. 4. at or to the most advanced point. 5. at or to the greatest degree or extent. [fahr] /fɑr/ […]