a shrewd action, especially when unscrupulous or dishonest; an unfair trick, deceitful practice, dishonest dealing, etc.:
He pulled a fast one on me by paying me with a worthless check.
A trick or deception; clever subterfuge; dipsy-doodle: That was sure a fast one, you wearing the false mustache
pull a fast one
[1924+; probably fr fast shuffle]
- Fast packet
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
- Fast reactor
noun 1. a nuclear reactor using little or no moderator, fission being caused by fast neutrons
- Fast rhythm
fast rhythm n. A brain-wave pattern on an electroencephalogram that occurs at a frequency above 13 hertz.
- Fast scsi
hardware A variant on the SCSI-2 bus. It uses the same 8-bit bus as the original SCSI-1 but runs at up to 10MB/s – double the speed of SCSI-1. (1994-11-24)