(1) a remote Himalayan mountain fastness(2) Many of the colors were not fast, although there is not agreement in the literature on fastness properties of the various dyes.(3) Ten years later eight of the world's most advanced practitioners of Buddhist meditation finally left their remote mountain fastness , bound for the clinical environment of a US laboratory.(4) It whinges and begs as it retreats, and we, from the fastness of our concrete-and-steel high-rise castles, despise it.(5) From time to time, he visited the manikin and presented him with scrolls written in a secret language to provide him with a library in the fastness of his attic retreat.(6) No city or village or mountain fastness was spared.(7) In Ireland, surveying techniques facilitated something like the kind of vision that Derricke imagined: a colonial eye which could open up the rebel fastness , leaving the land available for sight and exploitation.(8) Moreover, the sizing does not impact the hand of the fabric or the wash fastness of garments, the company reported.(9) I'm definitely going to attend the lecture next Friday, which will draw me out of my remote fastness in the western wilderness to some proximity to civilization.(10) But if the original word in Russian was krepost, it could be translated equally well as a fastness .(11) Even in a region famous for inaccessible high country stations, it's a fastness .(12) the dyes differ in their fastness to light(13) The sparrow had flown south from Tennessee into the mountain fastness of the upper Paint Rock Valley in North Alabama where it had contracted aviomycosis and was terminally ill.(14) They lost the first by a big margin and drew the second 3 all in their mountain fastness .(15) A nature trail crossed it and vanished into the fastnesses of the jungle.(16) Years ago when he first started work on the river, he was involved in fisheries protection, a job which took him up the Kilmastulla and Mulcair rivers into the mountain fastnesses of North Tipperary.