Very adroit evasion; clever dodging and maneuver: It will take fancy footwork to explain this one/ The American Medical Association tried a little fast footwork before Congress last week (1900+ Sports)
[fast-fawr-werd, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈfɔr wərd, ˈfɑst-/ verb (used without object) 1. (on a recording device or projector) to advance a tape or film rapidly, using the fast forward. noun 1. a function of an electronic recording device, as a tape recorder or cassette deck, that allows the tape to be advanced rapidly. 2. the button or […]
- Fast fourier transform
algorithm (FFT) An algorithm for computing the Fourier transform of a set of discrete data values. Given a finite set of data points, for example a periodic sampling taken from a real-world signal, the FFT expresses the data in terms of its component frequencies. It also solves the essentially identical inverse problem of reconstructing a […]
noun 1. ice that is frozen to, grounded on, or attached to the bottom of an area covered by shallow water.
[fa-stid-ee-uh s, fuh-] /fæˈstɪd i əs, fə-/ adjective 1. excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please: a fastidious eater. 2. requiring or characterized by excessive care or delicacy; painstaking. /fæˈstɪdɪəs/ adjective 1. very critical; hard to please 2. excessively particular about details 3. exceedingly delicate; easily disgusted adj. mid-15c., “full of pride,” from Latin […]