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Biology
1. composed of living plants
2. any area of living flesh that is highly sensitive to pain or touch, esp that under a toenail or fingernail or around a healing wound

quick

[kwik]
(geology)
Referring to a sediment that, when mixed with or absorbing water, becomes extremely soft, incoherent, or loose, and is capable of flowing easily under load or by force of gravity.
Referring to a soil in which a decrease in effective stress allows water to flow upward with sufficient velocity to reduce significantly the soil's bearing capacity.
Referring to a highly porous soil that readily absorbs heat.
(mining engineering)
Referring to an economically valuable or productive mineral deposit.

QUICK

(language)
An early system on the IBM 701.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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The man ahead of Bushell in the points Lars Akerblom went second quickest with a 1:51.
Meanwhile, Kimi Raikkonen finished third quickest in his Ferrari ahead of Red Bull's pair of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo.
Morpeth, with Ben Walker their quickest, finished 10th.
Infrstaructure Minister Chris Hazzard said: "It might surprise many to know that these videos reveal the bike is in fact the quickest mode of transport "This should challenge people's perceptions of cycling by highlighting how efficient it is as a mode of transport for short commutes across the city.
Lister's Cloran Paddy was quickest in 480m trials before racing when outstaying kennelmate Stay Lucky by a neck in 28.
There was better news in the team pursuit events as Britain's women qualified fastest for the semi-finals and the men second quickest in the first championship at the Olympic Velodrome - now known as the Lee Valley VeloPark - since the London 2012 Games.
When someone gets the third quickest hundred you should win games of cricket, we showed a lot of good things in patches we are just not putting a whole game together.
Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were then next to finish and were off to a flyer after star runner Toby Loveridge made an appearance and ran 16:00 on leg one, which was the quickest by a Merseyside athlete on the day and left his team in 11th spot.
The quickest way to get people to like you is to pay attention to something that is of importance to them.
The trio of Lotterer, Fassler and Treluyer recorded a quickest lap time of one minute 47.
He was just fifth quickest out of the blocks but quickly got into his stride to record the second quickest time in history.
New Delhi, July 23 -- In the qualifying for the Grand Prix of Mosport, round five of the American Le Mans Series, Porsche works driver Joerg Bergmeister (Germany) posted the fifth quickest time in the well supported GT class.