(adj.) = cursory ; fast ; fleeting ; meteoric ; prompt ; quick ; rapid ; ready ; speedy ; swift ; expeditious ; fast-paced [fast paced] ; quick-fire ; quick and dirty ; rapid paced ; accelerated ; nifty ; nippy ; fleet ; fleet of foot ; fleet-footed ; snappy . Ex: A cursory glance at the first column on this page of the schedules shows you that the terms listed here have a code number assigned to each. Ex: This arrangement is faster than waiting until documents are ordered. Ex: From time to time librarians do catch a fleeting glimpse of how others see them when some journalist or academic does articulate this widespread phobia. Ex: This article discusses the serious implications of published research on price comparisons, especially when periodical prices are experiencing a meteoric rise. Ex: In some instances the exploitation of centralised cataloguing records contributes to more prompt cataloguing, since less local cataloguing needs to be performed. Ex: Fixed length fields the are economical on storage space, and records using fixed length fields are quick and easy to code. Ex: Currency is more important in subjects where developments are rapid, than in more stable areas. Ex: Any shelf arrangement systems which do not permit ready location of specific documents are cumbersome for the user or member of staff seeking a specific document. Ex: Thus familiarity with normal filing orders becomes an important factor in complete and speedy retrieval from almost all printed sources. Ex: For example, books close to the door and the circulation desk may be intended for the user who merely wishes to make a swift selection of items to take away and read elsewhere. Ex: Activities can be plotted to allow the librarian to determine the most expeditious route that can be taken to finish the event. Ex: Access to current, reliable quality news is an important need in the fast-paced environment of all large corporations and service organisations. Ex: The librarian should be at pains to avoid the quick-fire response of the quiz contestant. Ex: A 'quick and dirty' method is for all participants to select their 'favourite five' from each category. Ex: This is a rapid paced, 30 minute session that introduces students to the concept of a search strategy and to various reference sources in print. Ex: The author locates the waning educational computing craze in the historical context of an ed-tech trajectory that has brought visions of accelerated academic achievement followed by disappointment. Ex: Cannes and Monaco have lots of money, beautiful women, nifty cars, lots of style and arrogance. Ex: Around city and suburbs, the car is nippy and responds well. Ex: Running up my forearm were what appeared to be several hundred teeny, tiny, very fleet baby spiders. Ex: You are right, he did look very fleet of foot and he was indeed throwing punches in bunches. Ex: Mercury was named by the Romans after the fleet-footed messenger of the gods because it seemed to move more quickly than any other planet. Ex: The answer 'The New Columbia Encyclopedia' may seem like a snappy, precise, and efficient response. ---- * actuar rápido = be quick off the mark ; be quick off the blocks. * aguas rápidas = wild waters ; whitewater ; turbulent waters. * a un paso rápido = at a rapid pace. * a un ritmo rápido = at a rapid pace. * avance rápido de imágenes = fast motion. * cada vez más rápido = ever faster. * cocción rápida = fast cooking. * comenzar muy rápido = be off to a fast start. * comenzar rápido = be quick off the mark ; be quick off the blocks. * comida (de preparación) rápida = convenience food. * comida rápida = junk food ; fast food. * comprobación rápida = spot check. * consulta rápida = ready reference. * creación rápida de prototipos = rapid prototyping. * de crecimiento más rápido = fastest-growing. * de crecimiento rápido = fast-growing ; fast-evolving. * de desarrollo rápido = fast-evolving. * de movimientos rápidos = quick-moving. * de rápido crecimiento = rapidly expanding ; rapidly growing. * de una forma rápida = quickly. * de un modo rápido = overnight ; at short notice. * empezar rápido = be quick off the mark ; be quick off the blocks. * en rápida expansión = fast expanding. * eyaculación rápida = rapid ejaculation. * ir más rápido = go + faster. * ir rápido = fly. * menos rápidos, los = less fleet of foot, the. * mirar rápida y brevemente = catch + sight of. * moverse muy rápido = zap along. * mucho más rápido = far faster. * muy frecuente y rápido = rapid-fire. * obras de consulta rápida = quick reference material. * pensar rápido = think on + Posesivo + feet. * rápida y enormemente = at a bound. * rápidos = rapids. * reaccionar rápido = be quick off the mark ; be quick off the blocks. * recordar de un modo rápido = sweep back to. * responder rápido = be quick off the mark ; be quick off the blocks. * restaurante de comida rápida = fast-food restaurant. * ser de crecimiento rápido = be a quick grower. * ser muy rápido = be quick off + Posesivo + feet. * ser rápido = be quick off the mark ; be quick off the blocks. * tan rápido como una liebre = as quick as a wink. * tan rápido como un rayo = as quick as a wink. * tan rápido como un relámpago = as quick as a wink. * venderse rápido = sell + fast.