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Meaning of rapid by Wiktionary Dictionary

rapid


    Etymology

    Latin rapidus

    Pronunciation

    • ( RP, US ) IPA: /ˈræpɪd/

    Adjective

    rapid ( comparative more rapid, superlative most rapid )

    1. Describes a process or concept which occurs quickly .

    Noun

    rapid ( plural: rapids )

    1. ( often in the plural: ) a rough section of a river or stream which is difficult to navigate due to the swift and turbulent motion of the water .

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    Anagrams

    • adrip


Explanation of rapid by Wordnet Dictionary

rapid


    Adjective
    1. done or occurring in a brief period of time

    2. a rapid rise through the ranks
    3. characterized by speed

    4. a rapid movement
    Noun
    1. a part of a river where the current is very fast