rapid fire

noun Military.
a rate of firing small arms that is intermediate between slow fire and quick fire.
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rapid-fire

[rap-id-fahyuhr]
adjective
1.
characterized by, delivered, or occurring in rapid succession: rapid-fire questions; rapid-fire events.
2.
Military. discharging in rapid fire: rapid-fire rifles.
3.
discharging, operating, etc., at a rate more rapid than normal: a rapid-fire staple gun.

Origin:
1885–90

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rapid fire
 
n
1.  a fast rate of gunfire
 
adj
2.  a.  firing shots rapidly
 b.  denoting medium-calibre mounted guns designed for rapid fire
3.  done, delivered, or occurring in rapid succession

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Example sentences
Comic films and plays are either farcical or witty, with plenty of wordplays
  and rapid-fire verbal exchanges.
The concept of rapid-fire dating has gained tremendous popularity, spreading to
  cities all over the world.
Quiet, except for an occasional rapid-fire tap-tap-tap echoing through the
  clearing from a nearby tree.
The rapid-fire string of upsets over the weekend was mind-boggling.
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