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Quick

Meanings and phrases

quick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. accomplished rapidly and without delay; speedy
  2. hurried and brief; flying; fast
  3. moving quickly and lightly; agile; nimble; spry
  4. performed with little or no delay; immediate; prompt; straightaway
  5. apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; ready
  6. easily aroused or excited; warm

quick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. with little or no delay; promptly; quickly

quick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)

double quick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. at a faster speed; double time

quick assets

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. assets in the form of cash (or easily convertible into cash); liquid assets; current assets

quick bread

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking

quick buck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. quick or easy earnings,; fast buck

quick fix

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hurried repair; band aid; quickie; quicky

quick grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed; dog grass; couch grass; quackgrass; quack grass; witch grass; witchgrass; Agropyron repens

quick march

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. marching at quick time

quick study

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily; sponge

quick temper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a feeling of resentful anger; irascibility; short temper; spleen

quick time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute

quick succession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • had followed in quick succession.
  • Edrich and Washbrook fell in quick succession to leave England at 3/65.
  • Cardiff attacked twice in quick succession; both chances were squandered.

very quick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They were like bouncing balls... very, very quick".
  • There was a very quick production of canals connecting rivers.
  • "He's very quick.

quick and easy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To facilitate this, Cooke designed the aircraft to be quick and easy to take apart and re-assemble.
  • Seeing an opportunity to make some quick and easy cash, he explains his plan to rob the jewellers to Marcello.
  • LPCXpresso boards are sold by NXP to provide a quick and easy way for engineers to evaluate their microcontroller chips.

quick access

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 16,400 pieces of equipment are cached and palletized for quick access and transportation.
  • On the right is an aging helipad, possible utilized as a quick access point for repairs to the Aqueduct.
  • Very often the results are written to an internal CPU register for quick access by subsequent instructions.

made a quick

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nurse Humphreys made a quick search of the ward, desperately attempting to find June Anne.
  • While the boat made a quick retreat to the "Jane", Teach cut the "Adventure"s anchor cable.
  • The Saints made a quick return to Division 2 and it was only in 1974–75 that they won promotion after placing second.

quick reaction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • More radars and quick reaction teams were then deployed along the India-Pakistan border.
  • Sayyad AFV The Sayyad AFV is an Iranian light, multi-purpose, tracked armored vehicle, sometimes described as a "quick reaction tank".

quick thinking

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fortunately, quick thinking mechanics dunked him head-first into a tank of soda solution.
  • Only Nubia's quick thinking and the intervention of the Emperor's brother Domitian saves her.
  • With quick thinking from Erin, she calms the audience, which allows Sideways to teleport Showman to a different location where he defeats him.
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