Definition of rapidity
: the quality or state of being rapid
Examples of rapidity in a Sentence
the rapidity with which she can do mental math calculations is amazing
Recent Examples of rapidity from the Web
Unfortunately, a five horsepower engine isn't enough to move a 1,700 pound vehicle with passengers up a hill with any rapidity.
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Definition of rapidity for Students
: the quality or state of being rapid She said it with such rapidity I missed it.
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