Rapid

HMS Rapid was a British Rotherham Class destroyer of 1705 tons displacement launched in 1942. HMS Rapid was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots. She was armed with four 4.7 inch guns; four 2 pdr pom-pom guns; eight 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and eight 21 inch torpedo tubes.
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RAPID

RAPID is a high-level programming language used to control ABB industrial robots. RAPID was introduced along with S4 Control System in 1994 by ABB, superseding the ARLA programming language. Features in the language include: ...
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rapid

[adj] - characterized by speed 2. [adj] - done or occurring in a brief period of time 3. [n] - a part of a river where the current is very fast
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Rapid

Rap'id (răp'ĭd) adjective [ Latin rapidus , from rapere to seize and carry off, to snatch or hurry away; perhaps akin to Greek 'arpa`zein : confer French rapide . Confer Harpy , Ravish .] 1. Very swift or quick; moving with celerity; f...
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Rapid

Rap'id noun [ Confer French rapide . See Rapid , adjective ] The part of a river where the current moves with great swiftness, but without actual waterfall or cascade; -- usually in the plural; as, the Lachine rapids in the St. Lawrence. « Row, brother...
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rapid

adjective done or occurring in a brief period of time; `a rapid rise through the ranks`
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rapid

noun a part of a river where the current is very fast
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rapid

adjective characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; `a rapid movement`; `a speedy car`; `a speedy errand boy`
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Rapid

• (a.) Quick in execution; as, a rapid penman. • (a.) Very swift or quick; moving with celerity; fast; as, a rapid stream; a rapid flight; a rapid motion. • (a.) The part of a river where the current moves with great swiftness, but without actual waterfall or cascade; -- usually in the plural; as, the Lachine rapids in the St. Lawren...
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rapid

rapid 1. Acting, moving, or happening very quickly. 2. Occurring within a short time; happening speedily: 'rapid growth'. 3. Moving or acting with great speed; swift: 'a rapid worker'. 4. Characterized by speed: 'rapid motion'. 5. Etymologically, rapid is traced back to 1634, from Latin rapidus, 'hasty, snatching', from rapere, 'hurry away, carry...
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Rapid

Rapid is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Rapid

[disambiguation] A rapid is a section of a river with turbulent water flow. Rapid may also refer to: == Places == == Sports clubs == == Traffic == == Other == ...
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Rapid

Rapids are sections of a river where the river bed has a relatively steep gradient, causing an increase in water velocity and turbulence. Rapids are hydrological features between a run (a smoothly flowing part of a stream) and a cascade. Rapids are characterised by the river becoming shallower with some rocks exposed above the flow surface. As flo...
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