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rap•id



Pronunciation: (rap'id), [key]
adj., -er, -est,
n.


adj.
1. occurring within a short time; happening speedily: rapid growth.
2. moving or acting with great speed; swift: a rapid worker.
3. characterized by speed: rapid motion.

n.
Usually, rapids. a part of a river where the current runs very swiftly.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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