[fast-trak, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈtræk, ˈfɑst-/
verb (used with or without object)
to advance or develop rapidly.
of or relating to the fast track.
denoting the quickest or most direct route or system: fast-track executives, a fast-track procedure for libel claims
(transitive) to speed up the progress of (a project or person)
a person who has moved or been moved quickly toward a goal
fast-track, vt; fast-tracked, adj; fast-tracking, n
[fast-twich, fahst-] /ˈfæstˌtwɪtʃ, ˈfɑst-/ adjective, Physiology. 1. of or relating to muscle fiber that contracts relatively rapidly, utilized especially in actions requiring maximum effort of short duration, as sprinting (distinguished from ).
[fas-choo-uh s] /ˈfæs tʃu əs/ adjective 1. haughty; arrogant. 2. showy; ostentatious.
noun, Informal. 1. a person who is quick and shrewd in gaining personal advantage: A fast worker, he soon knew everyone who had any pull. 2. a person who charms or fast-talks members of the opposite sex easily.
[fat] /fæt/ adjective, fatter, fattest. 1. having too much flabby tissue; corpulent; obese: a fat person. 2. plump; well-fed: a good, fat chicken. 3. consisting of or containing fat; greasy; oily: fat gravy; fat meat. 4. profitable, as an office: a fat job on the city commission. 5. affording good opportunities, especially for gain: a […]