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rapidity

Line breaks: rap¦id|ity
Pronunciation: /rəˈpɪdɪti
 
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Definition of rapidity in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The quality of moving or reacting with great speed: the fish sank into the sand with such rapidity that it must be seen to be believed
More example sentences
  • For example, there are several cases on record of third-degree burns healing with extraordinary rapidity.
  • The length of each symbol corresponds to the rapidity of the gesture.
  • She was interrupted in her reverie by a sight of a man, clad in black, descending the hill with some rapidity.
Synonyms
1.1The fact of happening at a great rate; swiftness: technology spreads with extraordinary rapidity
More example sentences
  • During that month of June the events have succeeded themselves with great rapidity.
  • In fact, I can turn them over with frightening rapidity.
  • Perhaps our concept of justification is not itself precise enough to require a precise degree of ease or rapidity of access.

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