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rapidity

[ ruh-pid-i-tee ]
/ rəˈpɪd ɪ ti /
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noun

a rapid state or quality; quickness; celerity.

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Also rap·id·ness [rap-id-nis]. /ˈræp ɪd nɪs/.

Origin of rapidity

From the Latin word rapiditās, dating back to 1610–20. See rapid, -ity

synonym study for rapidity

See speed.
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