fast-break
intransitive verb see fast break

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fast break — is an offensive strategy in basketball. In a fast break, a team attempts to move the ball up court and into scoring position as quickly as possible, so that the defense is outnumbered and does not have time to set up.In a typical fast break… …   Wikipedia

  • Fast Break — [ fɑ:st breɪk], der od. das; [s], s, (auch:) Fast|break der od. das; [s], s [engl. fast break] (Basketball): äußerst schnell ausgeführter Durchbruch aus der Verteidigung, unmittelbar nachdem die Mannschaft in Ballbesitz gelangt ist; Steilangriff …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Fast Break — [ fɑ:st breik] der od. das; , s, auch Fast|break der od. das; , s <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. fast break, eigtl. »schneller Durchbruch«> äußerst schnell ausgeführter Durchbruch aus der Verteidigung, Steilangriff (beim ↑Basketball) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • fast-break — /fast brayk , fahst /, v.i., fast broke, fast broken, fast breaking. Basketball. to execute or play in the style of a fast break. * * * …   Universalium

  • fast-break — /fast brayk , fahst /, v.i., fast broke, fast broken, fast breaking. Basketball. to execute or play in the style of a fast break …   Useful english dictionary

  • fast break — fast′ break′ n. spo (esp. in basketball) a play in which a team that has just regained the ball attempts to score quickly before their opponents reach the other end of the playing area • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • fast break — ☆ fast break n. a play, as in basketball, in which a team quickly moves down the playing area in an attempt to score before an adequate defense can be set up …   English World dictionary

  • fast break — noun (basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball • Topics: ↑basketball, ↑basketball game, ↑hoops • Hypernyms: ↑break * * * noun : a basketball maneuver calculated to move the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fast Break — Abschluss eines Tempogegenstoßes per Sprungwurf im Frauenhandball Christian Zeitz bei einem Tempogegenstoß Der Tempog …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fast break — noun Date: 1938 a quick offensive drive toward a goal (as in basketball) in an attempt to score before the opponent s defense is set up • fast break intransitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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