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.
A man holding a bucket was carried away by current and drowned while trying to cross a swift-flowing river in Taiwan's central county of Nantou on Sunday, Central News Agency (CNA) reported.
What it did have was water, in the swift-flowing rivers and streams of the Sierra Nevada.
"Within 30-feet of where our drill was stationed, and where the pipe was going into the ground, was a swift-flowing river," says Decker Construction Safety Director Jason Southern.
If we open our eyes and imaginations to their possibilities, Staffel offers us an anthology of fables drawn from human experience: stories of our ancestors as they fashioned rituals to grasp their places in the world; the changing face of earth over aeons, or a day; leaves and twigs and larvae caught in an eddy in a swift-flowing stream at springtime.
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.