from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Operated or designed for operation at high speed.
  • adjective Taking place at high speed.
  • adjective Having a speed of 50–500 frames per second, as movie film, to record events that occur too rapidly for usual photography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective same as fast. Opposite of slow.
  • adjective performed at a high rate of speed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That operates, moves or takes place at a greater than normal speed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective operating at high speed


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