in record time

idiom

: in the least amount of time ever
He finished in record time.

Examples of in record time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enlarge Weber What if human blood turned into a sort of rubbery slime that can bounce back into a wound and stop it from bleeding in record time? Elizabeth Rayne, Ars Technica, 8 Apr. 2024 In 2013, for example, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency invested in messenger RNA vaccines, working with the biotech company Moderna, which would later develop and deliver a COVID-19 vaccine in record time. Eric Schmidt, Foreign Affairs, 28 Feb. 2023 Under his leadership, NIAID invested billions of dollars in research that resulted in the development of mRNA technology, which in turn resulted in the development of COVID-19 vaccines in record time, saving millions of lives. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2024 Put your faith in yourself and your ability to do things in record time. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 2 June 2024 Metro Boomin’s April 30 concert at the Kundalini Grand Pyramids venue sold out in record time, whereby Live Nation, the organizer, announced a second night in his routing through the Middle East (including a show in Abu Dhabi’s BRED Festival). Maha Elnabawi, Billboard, 15 May 2024 The rest is vaccine history: Graham’s work led to the first mRNA vaccines against COVID-19, which were developed in record time, and, in 2023, to the first vaccine against RSV. TIME, 2 May 2024 With generative AI, Autodesk’s products now allow users to test new materials, design scenarios, and other tasks in record time. Diane Brady, Fortune, 12 Apr. 2024 So the equipment came to the loading dock in October, and it was assembled into a computer and then tested in record time. IEEE Spectrum, 20 Mar. 2024

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“In record time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20record%20time. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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