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A rush by offensive players, as in basketball, toward the goal in an attempt to score before the opposing defenders are in position.
(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.
An attempt to score quickly after the offensive team gains possession of the ball.
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|Noun||1.||fast break - (basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball|
break - a sudden dash; "he made a break for the open door"