noun tachy·tely

Definition of tachytely



  1. :  evolution at a relatively rapid rate tending to result in speedy differentiation and fixation of new types — compare bradytely, horotely

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Origin and Etymology of tachytely

tachy- + Greek telos end, consummation, degree of completion, state of maturity + English -y — more at wheel

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a trip made at another's expense

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