- (often, in plural) a rough section of a river or stream which is difficult to navigate due to the swift and turbulent motion of the water.
- Dutch: stroomversnelling(nl)f
- Describes a process or concept which occurs quickly.
Etymology: (term, rapidus, lang=la)
- Dutch: snel, snelle
- French: rapide(fr)
- German: schnell(de)
- Italian: rapido(it)
- Spanish: rí¡pido(es)
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