- (italbrac, in literary usage) Speed.
Etymology: French célérité > Latin celeritas > Latin celer, fast, swift.
- "disposing of the parsnip wine with a 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
- (context, oceanography) The speed of individual wave, waves (as oppose, opposed to the speed of groups of waves).
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