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
1933, Will Hudson, Irving Mills and Eddy DeLange, “(song)|Moonglow”
- I still hear you sayin', "Dear one, hold me fast"
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).
Of a place, characterised by business, hustle and bustle, etc.
Causing unusual rapidity of play or action.
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.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice):(..)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
To practice religious abstinence, especially from food.
- Thou didst fast and weep for the child.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
*1677 George Fox, ''The Hypocrites Fast and Feast Not God's Holy Day'', p. 8 (paraphrasing Matthew 6:16-18).
- And is it not the Command of Christ, that in their Fast they should not appear unto men to fast?
To reduce or limit one's nutrition intake for medical or health reasons, to diet.
*1977 Suza Norton, "To get the most benefit from fasting use a body-building diet", ''Yoga Journal'', Jul-Aug 1977, p. 40.
- The ideal would be to fast in a situation where you are not tempted by food
*1983 ''Experimental Lung Research'', Volumes 5-6, Informa healthcare, p. 134.
- After the equilibration period, the rats designated for deprivation studies were made to fast for 24, 48, 72, or 96 hr according to experimental design.
The act or practice of fasting, religious abstinence from food
*1878 Joseph Bingham , ''The Antiquities of the Christian Church'' vol. 2, p. 1182.
One of the fasting periods in the liturgical year
*1662 Peter Gunning, ''The Holy Fast of Lent Defended Against All Its Prophaners: Or, a Discourse, Shewing that Lent-Fast was First Taught the World by the Apostles'' (1677 1662), p. 13 (translation of the Paschal Epistle of Theophilus of Alexandria).
(verb form of)
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solid (as opposed to liquid)