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[fast-moo-ving, fahst-] /ˈfæstˈmu vɪŋ, ˈfɑst-/
moving or capable of moving at high speed.
(of a novel, play, or the like) having sustained action and interest with events following one another rapidly; lively in plot.
Origin of fast-moving
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Good gear can go a long way to helping catch special moments, especially in low light or with fast-moving subjects.
  • They're often too tiny or too fast-moving to be easily seen, and they tend to conceal themselves well.
  • In a fast-moving global economy, the knowledge and skills people learn must be relevant, purposeful and quickly adaptable.
  • The ability to work in a high paced, fast-moving, intellectually rigorous environment.
  • It was fun and exhilarating to be in such a fast-moving environment.
  • It favors joint-service operations and close-quarters combat involving small, fast-moving units with lighter equipment.
  • Rain came down heavily a half hour at a time, then pulled back into a silvery sky of fast-moving, fuzzy-bottomed clouds.
  • McLaughlin also wrote of shooting at a fast-moving car that he considered suspicious.
  • Conversely, plasmas have a wider viewing angle and show crisper images of fast-moving objects.
  • Fortunately, while tsunamis are fast, they are not as fast-moving as the earthquakes themselves.

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