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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vast /ˈvæst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vast a. [Compar. Vaster superl. Vastest.]
 1. Waste; desert; desolate; lonely. [Obs.]
    The empty, vast, and wandering air.   --Shak.
 2. Of great extent; very spacious or large; also, huge in bulk; immense; enormous; as, the vast ocean; vast mountains; the vast empire of Russia.
    Through the vast and boundless deep.   --Milton.
 3. Very great in numbers, quantity, or amount; as, a vast army; a vast sum of money.
 4. Very great in force; mighty; as, vast labor.
 5. Very great in importance; as, a subject of vast concern.
 Syn: -- Enormous; huge; immense; mighty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vast, n. A waste region; boundless space; immensity. “The watery vast.”
 Michael bid sound
 The archangel trumpet. Through the vast of heaven
 It sounded.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially
            extent or scope; "huge government spending"; "huge
            country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher
            education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct
            winds like an immense snake along the base of the
            mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or
            immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space";
            "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call
            civilization"- W.R.Inge [syn: huge, immense, Brobdingnagian]