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quick fire

noun
1.
a single shot or several shots fired at a rapid rate from small arms at a target, especially one presented unexpectedly.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95

quick-fire

[kwik-fahyuh r] /ˈkwɪkˈfaɪər/
adjective
1.
firing or equipped for firing rapidly, especially at moving targets.
Also, quick-firing.
Origin
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for quick-fire

quick fire

noun
1.
rapid continuous gunfire, esp at a moving target
adjective
2.
Also quick-firing. capable of or designed for quick fire
3.
(informal) rapid or following one another in rapid succession: quick-fire questions
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