Un galloping

galloping

[gal-uh-ping]
adjective
1.
at a gallop; running or moving quickly.
2.
progressing rapidly to some conclusion, as a disease: galloping pneumonia.
3.
growing or spreading rapidly: galloping inflation.

Origin:
1595–1605; gallop + -ing2

ungalloping, adjective
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galloping (ˈɡæləpɪŋ)
 
adj
(prenominal) progressing at or as if at a gallop: galloping consumption

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gallop
1520s, from M.Fr. galoper, from O.Fr. galop (11c.), cognate of O.N.Fr. waloper, from Frank. *wala hlaupan "to run well" (see wallop). Related: Galloped; galloping.
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gallop gal·lop (gāl'əp)
n.
A triple cadence to the heart sounds at rates of 100 beats per minute or more due to an abnormal third or fourth heart sound being heard in addition to the first and second sounds. Also called cantering rhythm, gallop rhythm.

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