To arouse; stimulate; stir
(Sports) To compete against in a race.
To move or act swiftly; hurry
(Informal) To hurry; hasten
To perform with great haste:
(Figuratively) To close as if with a zip fastener.
To hurry is defined as to rush, move quickly or do something faster than is comfortable.
To move lightly, nimbly, and rapidly.
To move suddenly and fast
Sprint is defined as to run a short race at full speed.
To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
To move quickly; dart.
To move or progress rapidly:
(Informal) To move quickly or violently.
To move rapidly
To go swiftly on or as on wings; fly
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
To move quickly; hurry; run
To move violently or with speed; dash
To move swiftly; dart.
To move swiftly; scurry.
Scoot is defined as to quickly move or hurry.
(Vertebrates) To move swiftly.
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
To move at a vigorous gait:
To push one's way; move hurriedly
(Intransitive) To move with haste.
To run away; flee
(Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
To move swiftly; flit; fly
To move or proceed rapidly:
To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To move or spring suddenly.
(--- U.S. Navy) To assign a rate to
To succeed, thrive, grow, etc. in a vigorous way
(Sports) To set or regulate the rate of speed for (a race or a competitor in a race).
To knot is defined as to securely tie a rope or ribbon.
To speed up or otherwise increase the success of (a chemical process or pathway):
(Intransitive) To get along, succeed (well or badly); to be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be attended with any circumstances or train of events.
Facilitate is defined as to make something easier.
To speed up the progress of or execute quickly:
To dispose of speedily, as business; to execute quickly; to make a speedy end of; to finish; to perform.
(Signal processing) to cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value
To help the progress of; promote.
To raise in rank; promote.
The speed and direction of motion of a moving body. Velocity is a vector quantity.
An element of a vector space.
(Music, plural: tempi) The number of beats per minute in a piece of music; also, an indicative term denoting approximate rate of speed in written music (examples: allegro, andante)
An impetuous act.
Water in its gaseous state, especially at a temperature above the boiling point of water (above 100°C, or 212°F, at sea level).
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Cotton batting, esp. of an inferior quality; batt
(Meteorol.) Any wind ranging in speed from 4 to 31 miles per hour
The driving force or advancing strength of a development or course of events:
A physiological process:
Efficient speed; dispatch
The definition of acceleration is a change in the rate of motion, speed or action.
The quantity of such water falling in a specific area within a specific period.
To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time.
To delay; retard.
To stir the emotions:
To urge the adoption of; advocate:
To a sound degree; deeply:
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