rapid-transit

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state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing acapnia , hypocapnia
rapid active commotion ado , bustle , flurry , fuss , hustle , stir
pain resulting from rapid change in pressure aeroembolism , air embolism , bends , caisson disease , decompression sickness , gas embolism
lively and rapid movement with leaps, jumps, and turns allegro
renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen anamnestic reaction , anamnestic response
severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance (especially a vaccine or penicillin or shellfish or insect venom) to which the organism has become sensitized by previous exposure anaphylactic shock
film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence animated cartoon , cartoon , toon
form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse anthrax pneumonia , inhalation anthrax , pulmonary anthrax , ragpicker's disease , ragsorter's disease , woolsorter's disease , woolsorter's pneumonia
optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object apparent motion , apparent movement , motion , movement
chord tones played in rapid succession arpeggio
chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously arpeggio
temporary bridge designed for rapid construction Bailey bridge
rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written) barrage , bombardment , onslaught , outpouring
arrangement of sights that makes possible the rapid aiming of a firearm at short ranges battlesight , battle sight
bay of the North Atlantic between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; noted for rapid tides as great as 70 feet Bay of Fundy
book that has had a large and rapid sale bestseller , best seller
sound of something in rapid motion birr , whir , whirr , whirring
any of several human or animal diseases characterized by dark urine resulting from rapid breakdown of red blood cells blackwater
type of country music played at a rapid tempo on banjos and guitars bluegrass
sound of rapid vibration bombilation , bombination , buzz
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