quick fire

noun
a single shot or several shots fired at a rapid rate from small arms at a target, especially one presented unexpectedly.

Origin:
1890–95

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quick-fire

[kwik-fahyuhr]
adjective
firing or equipped for firing rapidly, especially at moving targets.
Also, quick-firing.


Origin:
1890–95

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quick fire
 
n
1.  rapid continuous gunfire, esp at a moving target
 
adj
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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However, note that mathematical reasoning requires actual conscious thought, so it does require getting past quick-fire emotions.
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