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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fast′ break′(n.)

  1. (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.

    Category: Sport

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fast break(noun)

    (basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball


  1. fast break(Noun)

    An offensive play in which a team, having won possession of the ball, moves the ball downcourt as quickly as possible, attempting to get an easy shot before the defense can set up.


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