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Meaning of CELERITY

Pronunciation:  su'leritee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a rate that is rapid
 

CELERITY is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: quickness, rapidity
 
 See Also: despatch, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fleetness, immediacy, immediateness, instancy, instantaneousness, pace, promptitude, promptness, rate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ce*ler"i*ty\, n. [L. celeritas, from celer swiftm
speedy: sf. F. c['e]l['e]rit['e].]
Rapidity of motion; quickness; swiftness.

      Time, with all its celerity, moves slowly to him whose
      whole employment is to watch its flight. --Johnson.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Velocity of a moving wave, as distinguished from velocity of particles oscillating in the wave.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air speed, alacrity, bat, briskness, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, fastness, flight, flit, flurry, gait, ground speed, haste, hurry, hustle, instantaneousness, knots, legerity, lightning speed, miles per hour, pace, precipitation, promptitude, promptness, quickness, rapidity, round pace, rpm, rush, rustle, snappiness, speed, speediness, swift rate, swiftness, velocity
 

 

 

 

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