Fasting is a willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast or dry fasting is normally defined as abstinence from all food and liquid for a defined period, usually a period of 24 hours, or a number of days.
(Received Pronunciation, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa) enPR: fäst, IPA(key): /fɑːst/. Rhymes: -ɑːst. (UK, US) enPR: făst, IPA(key): /fæst/. Rhymes: -æst. From Middle English fast, from Old English fæst (“fast, fixed, firm, secure; constant, steadfast; stiff, heavy, dense; obstinate, bound, costive...
Microsoft Development Center Norway (before 2010 known as Fast Search & Transfer ASA (FAST)) is a Norwegian company based in Oslo. FAST focuses on data search technologies. It had offices located in Germany, Italy, Sri Lanka, France, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, Brazil...
Fast fashion is a contemporary term used by fashion retailers to express that designs move from catwalk quickly to capture current fashion trends. Fast fashion clothing collections are based on the most recent fashion trends presented at Fashion Week in both the spring and the autumn of every year.