Definition of Fast-breaking

1. Adjective. Occurring rapidly as a series of events in rapid succession. "The broadcast was interrupted by a fast-breaking news story about the invasion"

Category relationships: News Article, News Story, Newspaper Article
Similar to: Fast



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fast-breaking

fashionists
fashionless
fashionmonger
fashionmongers
fashions
fashionwise
fashiony
fashious
fashous
fasianides
fasoracetam
fast
fast(a)
fast-breaking (current term)
fast-flying
fast-food
fast-forward
fast-growing(a)
fast-paced
fast-talk
fast-track
fast Fourier transform
fast Fourier transforms
fast and furious
fast asleep
fast asleep(p)
fast backward
fast bowler

Literary usage of Fast-breaking

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1. The Chronology of Ancient Nations: An English Version of the Arabic Text of by Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Bīrūnī, Eduard Sachau (1879)
"If the fast-breaking (Fi{r) of the Christians were identical with their Passover, ... And the latest date of fast-breaking falls by one week later than the ..."

2. A Dictionary, Gujarátí and English by Shápurjí Edaljí (1868)
"t * "HlV^, "• Eating or drinking after a fast, breaking a fast. 2 Feasting. (Fr. ^V^, S. \ to satisfy.) j, n. A cradle. , m. A name of Arjuna. , a. ..."

3. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton, Isabel Burton (1893)
"fast-breaking ! fast-breaking ! shout the people, and a hum of joy rises from the silent city. Your acute ears waste not a moment in conveying the ..."

4. C3I: Issues of Command & Control edited by Thomas P. Coakley (1994)
"... or fast-breaking events. Senior people are brought in, kind of late, to a problem that's crashing about them. The perceived need, as Beai saw it, ..."

5. Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Meccah and Medinah by Sir Richard Francis Burton (1879)
"... í'alace,—AI Fitar ! al Fitar! fast- breaking 1 fast-breaking I shout the people, and a hum of joy rises from the silent city. Your acute ears waste not ..."

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