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  • v. To cause an audio or video tape, digital media stream, etc. to move forward very fast, so that when the device is played, it will start at a later point.
  • v. To be fast-forwarded; to move ahead in this fashion.
  • v. (figuratively) (By extension) to shift one's attention or focus toward a later point in time.
  • n. A button that causes media to be fast forwarded.


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