FAST

FAST

Fast may refer to:
* Fasting, abstaining from food
* Nacional Fast Clube, a Brazilian football club
* A speed racing for dirt horse racetracks
* Fast Search & Transfer, a Norwegian company focusing on data search technologies
* Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer, one in the series of NASA's Small Explorer spacecraft
* "Fast", an album by the musician Custom
* Fast Product, a record label
* Brian Leiser, nicknamed "Fast", a musician in the band Fun Lovin' Criminals

FAST may stand for:
* Fairfield and Suisun Transit
* Farnborough Air Sciences Trust
* Farpoint Asteroid Search Team, an asteroid search team located at the Farpoint Observatory
* Fast and Advanced Storyboard Tools (FAST) Project, a STREP Project supported by the European Commission under its Seventh Framework Programme
* FAST protocol, an adaptation of the FIX protocol, optimized for streaming
* Federation Against Software Theft, a UK organization that pursues those who illegally distribute software
* Firefighter Assist and Search Team, a team of firefighters dedicated to the rescue of other firefighters
* The NASDAQ symbol for Fastenal company
* Fifteen and Send Time, a type of dog agility competition
* USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies
* Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, the world's largest single-dish radio telescope (China)
* Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team, a branch of the United States Marine Corps
* Flexible Architecture for Simulation and Testing, a Stanford project for prototyping novel computer architecture ideas
* Focused assessment with sonography for trauma, an ultrasound used to examine the abdomen of a trauma patient
* Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology, Pakistan
* Free and Secure Trade, a Canada-United States program to facilitate faster cross border trade
* Fulbright Academy of Science & Technology
* Farmington Area Swim Team

ee also

* ATSF


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  • Fast — Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fast — fast1 [fast, fäst] adj. [ME < OE fæst, akin to Ger fest, firm, stable < IE base * pasto , fixed, secure > Arm hast] 1. not easily moved, freed, or separated; firm, fixed, or stuck [the ship was fast on the rocks] 2. firmly fastened or… …   English World dictionary

  • Fast — Fast, adv. welches in zwey einander ziemlich entgegen gesetzten Bedeutungen gefunden wird. 1) * Für sehr, in welchem Verstande schon vaste bey dem Stryker vorkommt. Sie war fast schön, 1 Mos. 12, 14. Ihre Sünden sind fast schwer, Kap. 18, 20. Ein …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Fast — als Abkürzung steht für: First Assistance Samaritian Team, ein Auslandshilfe Team des Arbeiter Samariter Bundes e.V. Fast AQM Scalable TCP, ein Protokoll in der Informatik Fast Search and Transfer, eine norwegische Firma für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FAST — als Abkürzung steht für: Fabbrica Automobili Sport Torino, einen von 1919 bis 1925 bestehenden italienischen Automobilproduzenten FAST (Face, Arms, Speech, Time) einen Test zur Erkennung eines Schlaganfalls First Assistance Samaritian Team, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fast — Fast, adv. [OE. faste firmly, strongly, quickly, AS. f[ae]ste. See {Fast}, a.] 1. In a fast, fixed, or firmly established manner; fixedly; firmly; immovably. [1913 Webster] We will bind thee fast. Judg. xv. 13. [1913 Webster] 2. In a fast or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fast by — Fast Fast, adv. [OE. faste firmly, strongly, quickly, AS. f[ae]ste. See {Fast}, a.] 1. In a fast, fixed, or firmly established manner; fixedly; firmly; immovably. [1913 Webster] We will bind thee fast. Judg. xv. 13. [1913 Webster] 2. In a fast or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FAST — Automated Screen Trading a computerised trading system used for commodity derivatives on LIFFE. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary Fast Market London Stock Exchange Glossary * * * ▪ I. fast fast 1 [fɑːst ǁ fæst] adverb …   Financial and business terms

  • Fast — • Abstinence from food or drink Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fast     Fast     † Catholic …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Fast — Fast, n. [OE. faste, fast; cf. AS. f[ae]sten, OHG. fasta, G. faste. See {Fast}, v. i.] 1. Abstinence from food; omission to take nourishment. [1913 Webster] Surfeit is the father of much fast. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Voluntary abstinence from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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