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quickness

[′kwik·nəs]
(ordnance)
General term, expressing the mass rate of gas evolution of a propellant in a quantitative sense; basically a function of the propellant geometry.
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When Michael Jordan lost a step, his quickness, his speed and his legendary athletic ability, his skill and high basketball IQ took over.
Rice attempted in vain to neutralize the Gin Kings' imposing ceiling by scoring 44 points last time out built on sheer quickness and athleticism.
Anaerobic power tests and quickness test in University laboratory were conducted.
The Speed Agility and Quickness program is designed for fitness professionals interested in expanding their careers as well as athletes looking to improve performance, including trainers and coaches who work with athletes in sports such as basketball, volleyball, football, soccer, track and field and martial arts.
Choreographers find a quickness in their dancers' learning ability, an attention to detail, and ability to see the entire body.
Speed and quickness training is perfect for seniors because it will condition fitness aspects that are generally lost with age-speed and quickness (Miller et al.
lt;Buck's marvellous quickness and agility stood him in good stead.
Pack more power when checking an opponent Improve quickness and agility and create angles for higher-percentage shots.
Against Baylor, we understood the importance of quickness and athleticism," Smith said in the aftermath of the 69-46 loss to the Big 12 Conference champion.
Christopher Rudd turned in a strong performance as the Moor; Melissa Podcasy as Columbine stepped, on pointe, with hummingbird quickness.