Complete Definition of "celerity"

was wotd|2006|July|22
English

Etymology
French célérité > Latin celeritas > Latin celer, fast, swift.

Pronunciation
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Noun
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  1. italbrac|in literary usage Speed.

#:"disposing of the parsnip wine with a celerity which might have been due to eagerness but, to Harriett, rather suggested a reluctance to let the draught linger on the palate." —Wikipedia:Dorothy Sayers|Dorothy Sayers

  1. context|oceanography The speed of individual wave|waves (as oppose|opposed to the speed of groups of waves).

Translations
trans-top|speed
French: célérité f
Korean: (íëì) 민첩í¨, 기민í¨
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Norwegian: seleritet
Spanish: celeridad f
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trans-top|speed of individual waves
French: célérité f
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