rapid plasma reagin test n.
Any of a group of serologic tests for syphilis. Also called RPR test.
- Rapid prototyping
programming The creation of a working model of a software module to demonstrate the feasibility of the function. The prototype is later refined for inclusion in a final product. (1996-05-29)
adjective giving a quick response, esp. to an emergency; pertaining to a person or group that is set to respond quickly to an emergency Word Origin 1955
[rap-id] /ˈræp ɪd/ adjective, sometimes, rapider, rapidest. 1. occurring within a short time; happening speedily: rapid growth. 2. moving or acting with great speed; swift: a rapid worker. 3. characterized by speed: rapid motion. noun 4. Usually, rapids. a part of a river where the current runs very swiftly. /ˈræpɪdz/ plural noun 1. part of […]
noun 1. a system of public transportation in a metropolitan area, usually a subway or elevated train system.