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celerity

[sə′ler·əd·ē]
(physics)
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The effect on the precision and celerity of the military movements was so remarkable that Lorquas Ptomel presented me with a massive anklet of gold from his own leg, as a sign of his appreciation of my service to the horde.
I dare say you believed it; but I am by no means convinced that you would be gone with such celerity.
By dint of much hard scrambling however, and at some risk to our necks, we at last surmounted it, and continued our fight with unabated celerity.
These rapid attentions were bestowed with the celerity and skill of a practised surgeon, and, when they were complete, the doctor, taking a cordial from his medicine-chest, poured a few drops upon his patient's lips.
His attention had been drawn to it often by the three words in silver lettering on a black cloth, which, with two model coffins, adorned the window: Economy, Celerity, Propriety.
Little or no reasoning was required to convince him of the identity of the guilty party, and with the same celerity that had marked his decision to unearth the jewels, he set out upon the trail of the thief.
Also, the celerity with which it had been accepted and published was a pleasant thought to him.
20 November 2015 - US-based business consultancy Celerity has entered into a definitive agreement to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of French consulting and engineering firm Ausy SA's Ausy North America subsidiary, the company said.
OB) announced on Wednesday (26 July) that Celerity Inc, a designer and manufacturer of gas and chemical delivery solutions to the IT industry, has selected Optio's Design Studio and eComIntegrate to manage its document-intensive processes.
ATTO Celerity storage adapters are an integrated family of advanced storage connectivity solutions that are designed to provide reliable connectivity, intelligence and scalability.
Though the new Pioneer box is not scheduled to ship until later this year, Celerity has already announced that its Mediator will support the jukebox when Pioneer releases it.