fast englannista suomeksi
pikaisesti, kovaa, lujaa, nopeasti
lujasti kiinni, kiinni, lujasti kiinni oleva
Firm against attack; fortified by nature or art; impregnable; strong.
- out-lawes (..) lurking in woods and fast places
Having a energy between 1 million and 20 million volts; often used to describe the energy state of free neutrons at the moment of their release by a fission or fusion reaction (i.e., before the neutrons have been slowed down by anything).
Causing unusual rapidity of play or action.
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Tragedy of Macbeth (unsourced)|Act V, scene 1:
- Since his majesty went into the field, I have seen her rise from her bed, throw her nightgown upon her, unlock her closet, take forth paper, fold it, write upon’t, read it, afterwards seal it, and again return to bed; yet all this while in a most fast sleep.
(RQ:Bacon Of Garden)
- Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells.
Having an extravagant lifestyle or immoral habits. (defdate)
1852, John Swaby, ''Physiology of the Opera'' (page 74)
- (..) we remember once hearing a fast man suggest that they were evidently "nobs who had overdrawn the badger by driving fast cattle, and going it high" — the exact signification of which words we did not understand (..)
1979, (w), "(w)":
- You're alone with her at last / And you're waiting 'til you think the time is right / Cause you've heard she's pretty fast / And you're hoping that she'll give you some tonight.
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act II, scene 5http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=merchantvenice&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl:
- (..)Do as I bid you; shut doors after you:
- Fast bind, fast find;
- A proverb never stale in thrifty mind.
Immediately following in place or time; close, very near (defdate).
(quote-journal)| title=Pennies streaming from heaven| passage=Faster than a speeding bit, the internet upended media and entertainment companies. Piracy soared, and sales of albums and films slid. Newspapers lost advertising and readers to websites. Stores selling books, CDs and DVDs went bust. Doomsayers predicted that consumers and advertisers would abandon pay-television en masse in favour of online alternatives.
(syn), fast train
Short for "stand fast", a warning not to pass between the arrow and the target
''Muslims fast during Ramadan and Catholics during Lent.''
- Thou didst fast and weep for the child.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
The period of time during which one abstains from or eats very little food.
(l), (l), (l), (l), (l)
(l), (l), (l), (l), (l), (l)
solid (as opposed to liquid)