giving a quick response, esp. to an emergency; pertaining to a person or group that is set to respond quickly to an emergency
[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.
- Rapid transit chess
noun 1. the US name for lightning chess
language, tool A method for translating set of abbreviations into the much more verbose COBOL code. [Sammet 1969, p. 338]. (1995-05-10)