swift-flowing

swift-flowing

adj
moving rapidly
Translations

swift-flowing

[ˈswɪftˈfləʊɪŋ] ADJ [current] → rápido; [river] → de corriente rápida
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The old stone bridge which spanned the stream was within a hundred yards of me; the setting sun still tinged the swift-flowing water under the arches with its red and dying light.
The red light had faded from the swift-flowing water, and had left it overspread with one monotonous hue of steely gray.
A sudden doubt of her purpose in seeking that solitary place, a sudden distrust of the lonely bridge and the swift-flowing river, set my heart beating quickly and roused me to instant action.
Over the Tarn and the Garonne, through the vast quagmires of Armagnac, past the swift-flowing Losse, and so down the long valley of the Adour, there was many a long league to be crossed ere they could join themselves to that dark war-cloud which was drifting slowly southwards to the line of the snowy peaks, beyond which the banner of England had never yet been seen.
There are swift-flowing rivers which dash through jagged canons; and there are enormous plains, which in winter are white with snow, and in summer are grey with the saline alkali dust.
The team, which arrived on Tuesday, is trained to the highest level to carry out rescues in swift-flowing water such as rivers and flooding.
Police divers, fire department officers and villagers were searching for the missing passengers in the river, known for stretches of swift-flowing rapids.
I, on the other hand, will remained slumped on the sofa, and dream of exploding scientists, or of naturalists toppling into swift-flowing currents in the direction of waiting rapids, their excitable shouts interspersed with the sound of roaring waters.
From there the river is a swift-flowing chute of cool, clear water lined with limestone shoals and thick manes of eel-grass--perfect habitat for the scrappy Suwannee.
To the black-and-white beliefs everywhere Tastefully advertised, promoted And are they now, where Kev Was once King too briefly it seems Can I enthuse, with enthusiasms long dead My supportership long dormant I wish to be shown, as in the olden times This is still a country for old and young Reinvigorating the terraces, across from The swift-flowing immortal Tyne.
An average 40-pound beaver can fell trees several stories tall and use them to build lodges and large dams that stop swift-flowing streams.
Remember that rain and mountain snow create the swift-flowing rivers that have hosted your rafting adventures here.