Definition of Swiftnesses

1. swiftness [n] - See also: swiftness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swiftnesses

swiftboat
swiftboated
swiftboating
swiftboats
swifted
swifter
swiftered
swiftering
swifters
swiftest
swifting
swiftlet
swiftlets
swiftly
swiftness
swiftnesses (current term)
swifts
swigged
swiggers
swigging
swiggle
swigs
swike
swill down
swilled
swiller
swillers

Literary usage of Swiftnesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Buddhism in Translations: Passages Selected from the Buddhist Sacred Books by Henry Clarke Warren (1900)
"After defining, in case the object, form or the like, is large, then in respect of the defined object there hasten six or seven swiftnesses. ..."

2. Buddhism in Translations by Henry Clarke Warren (1896)
"After denning, in case the object, form or the like, is large, then in respect of the defined object there hasten six or seven swiftnesses. ..."

3. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"Lastly, you make this quaere, why light hath not at severall inclinations severall swiftnesses as well as a bullet. The bullet itself passeth through the ..."

4. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1845)
"... I think, to the «n<i gravitation. aggregate of so many swiftnesses equal to the first endeavour, as square numbers are to their sides, 1, 2, 3, 4. ..."

5. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"These ships are of divers conducts, and divers swiftnesses, so as they cannot either assail or defend in gross, as the English or Netherlands can. ..."

6. Sir Christopher Wren and His Times by James Elmes (1852)
"That they should find Jupiter to be an oval earth, whose night is enlightened by four several moons, moving in various swiftnesses, and making multitudes of ..."

7. Buddhism in Translations: Passages Selected from the Buddhist Sacred Books by Henry Clarke Warren (1900)
"After defining, in case the object, form or the like, is large, then in respect of the defined object there hasten six or seven swiftnesses. ..."

8. Buddhism in Translations by Henry Clarke Warren (1896)
"After denning, in case the object, form or the like, is large, then in respect of the defined object there hasten six or seven swiftnesses. ..."

9. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"Lastly, you make this quaere, why light hath not at severall inclinations severall swiftnesses as well as a bullet. The bullet itself passeth through the ..."

10. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1845)
"... I think, to the «n<i gravitation. aggregate of so many swiftnesses equal to the first endeavour, as square numbers are to their sides, 1, 2, 3, 4. ..."

11. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"These ships are of divers conducts, and divers swiftnesses, so as they cannot either assail or defend in gross, as the English or Netherlands can. ..."

12. Sir Christopher Wren and His Times by James Elmes (1852)
"That they should find Jupiter to be an oval earth, whose night is enlightened by four several moons, moving in various swiftnesses, and making multitudes of ..."

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