- 1A control on a tape or video player for advancing the tape rapidly: [as modifier]: the fast-forward buttonMore example sentences
- Below the screen is the nifty touch-sensitive Click Wheel with select, play, fast forward and rewind controls.
- Navigation is accomplished via the fast forward / rewind rocker switch and the play/pause button for selection.
- Next is the fast forward / rewind rocker switch and menu buttons that are used for navigation and setup features.
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- 1Advance (a tape) rapidly, sometimes while simultaneously playing it at high speed.More example sentences
- That's much higher than the 15.6 percent of VCR users who fast-forward a tape to avoid commercials.
- I've been assured that that part of the experience can be watched, if I'd like to see it; it's simply a matter of fast-forwarding the tape a bit farther than I've already watched.
- He fast-forwarded the tape to her next apparatus, the bars.
- 1.1 [no object] Move speedily forward in time when considering or dealing with something over a period: the text fast-forwards to 1990More example sentences
- Next, the action fast-forwards to California in the 1970s.
- He fast-forwards through his first 10 years on the planet.
- He then fast-forwards to the present when a new poetics reclaims the impulse of the earlier avant-garde.
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