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quick time

n.
A military marching pace of 120 steps per minute.

quick time

n
(Military) military the normal marching rate of 120 paces to the minute. Compare double time3, double time4

quick′ time`


n.
a rate of marching in which 120 paces, each of 30 in. (76.2 cm), are taken in a minute.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quick time - a normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute
gait, pace - the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
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