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rap·id

 (răp′ĭd)
adj. rap·id·er, rap·id·est
Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed. See Synonyms at fast1.
n. often rapids
An extremely fast-moving part of a river, caused by a steep descent in the riverbed.

[Latin rapidus, from rapere, to seize; see rep- in Indo-European roots.]

ra·pid′i·ty (rə-pĭd′ĭ-tē), rap′id·ness (răp′ĭd-nĕs) n.
rap′id·ly adv.

rapids

(ˈræpɪdz)
pl n
(Physical Geography) part of a river where the current is very fast and turbulent

rapids

A steep section of river where water flows faster than elsewhere.
Translations
مُنْحَدَرُ النَّهْرمُنْحَدَر النَّهْر
peřeje
fos
koski
brzaci
zúgó
flúîir, straumröst
早瀬
여울
kaskády
fors
ส่วนของแม่น้ำที่ไหลแรงและเร็ว
çağlayanlarivinti yeri
ghềnh

rapids

[ˈræpɪdz] NPL (in river) → rápidos mpl

rapids

[ˈræpɪdz] npl [river] → rapides mpl

rapids

[ˈræpɪdz] npl (in river) → rapide fpl

rapid

(ˈrӕpid) adjective
quick; fast. He made some rapid calculations; He looked feverish and had a rapid pulse.
ˈrapidly adverb
raˈpidity noun
ˈrapidness noun
ˈrapids noun plural
a place in a river where the water flows quickly, often having dangerous rocks in mid-stream.

rapids

مُنْحَدَرُ النَّهْر peřeje fos Stromschellen ορμητικά ρεύματα ποταμού rápidos koski rapides brzaci rapide 早瀬 여울 stroomversnelling stryk katarakta cachoeira, rápidos водоскат fors ส่วนของแม่น้ำที่ไหลแรงและเร็ว çağlayanlar ghềnh 急流