someone who is able to learn a new job or adjust to a new social environment in a short time.
an actor who can learn lines and become proficient in a role on short notice.
/ˈkwɪkˌθɔːn/ noun 1. hawthorn, esp when planted as a hedge
graphics, standard, file format, product Apple Computer’s standard for integrating full-motion video and digitised sound into application programs. [Details? Archives?] (1995-04-21)
noun 1. Military. a rate of marching in which 120 paces, each of 30 inches (76.2 cm), are taken in a minute. noun 1. (military) the normal marching rate of 120 paces to the minute Compare double time (sense 3), double time (sense 4)
noun, Bridge. 1. a card, or group of cards, that will probably win the first or second trick in a suit, regardless of who plays it or at what declaration. noun 1. (bridge) a high card almost certain to win a trick, usually an ace or a king: the unit in one of the systems […]