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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rapid \Rap"id\, Rapids \Rap"ids\(r[a^]p"[i^]dz), n. [Cf. F.
     rapide. See Rapid, a.]
     The part of a river where the current moves with great
     swiftness, but without actual waterfall or cascade; sometimes
     called whitewater; -- usually used in the plural; as, the
     Lachine rapids in the St. Lawrence. For boaters on the river,
     it is a place that can be hazardous, with danger of capsizing
     or crashing into large rocks.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
           Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast,
           The rapids are near, and the daylight's past. --Moore.
     [1913 Webster] Rapid-fire

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rapid \Rap"id\ (r[a^]p"[i^]d), a. [L. rapidus, fr. rapere to
     seize and carry off, to snatch or hurry away; perhaps akin to
     Gr. 'arpa`zein: cf. F. rapide. Cf. Harpy, Ravish.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Very swift or quick; moving with celerity; fast; as, a
        rapid stream; a rapid flight; a rapid motion.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Ascend my chariot; guide the rapid wheels. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Advancing with haste or speed; speedy in progression; in
        quick sequence; as, rapid growth; rapid improvement; rapid
        recurrence; rapid succession.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Quick in execution; as, a rapid penman.
        [1913 Webster] Rapid

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  rapid
       adj 1: done or occurring in a brief period of time; "a rapid rise
              through the ranks"
       2: characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving
          with high speed; "a rapid movment"; "a speedy car"; "a
          speedy errand boy" [syn: speedy]
       n : a part of a river where the current is very fast

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "rapid":
     abrupt, agile, alacritous, bluff, bold, breakneck, brisk,
     ceaseless, chattering, chute, constant, continual, dashing,
     double-quick, eagle-winged, expeditious, express, fast, fleet,
     flying, galloping, hair-trigger, hasty, headlong, high-speed,
     hurried, hustling, immediate, impetuous, incessant, instant,
     instantaneous, light of heel, light-footed, lively, machine gun,
     mercurial, nimble, nimble-footed, oscillating, perennial,
     perpetual, plunging, precipitate, precipitous, prompt, pulsating,
     quick, quick as lightning, quick as thought, rapids, reckless,
     regular, repeated, riff, riffle, ripple, running, sault, sharp,
     sheer, shoot, snappy, spanking, speedy, staccato, steady, steep,
     stuttering, sudden, sustained, swift, unbroken, unceasing,
     unchanging, unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting,
     uninterrupted, unremitting, unstopped, unvarying, vertical,
     vibrating, winged  
     
Din dicționarul Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (Version 1.9, June 2002) :

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