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Meaning of SWIFTNESS

Pronunciation:  sw'iftnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
 

SWIFTNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: fastness, speed
 
 See Also: acceleration, deceleration, execution speed, graduality, gradualness, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, pace, precipitation, rate, retardation, slowing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Swift"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being swift; speed; quickness;
celerity; velocity; rapidity; as, the swiftness of a bird;
the swiftness of a stream; swiftness of descent in a falling
body; swiftness of thought, etc.

 

 

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