Definition of Travel rapidly
1. Verb. Move very fast. "These cars won't travel rapidly "; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Dart, Fleet, Flit, Flutter, Run, Whizz, Whizz Along, Zoom, Zoom Along
Derivative terms: Hurry, Hurrying, Speed, Speed, Speed
Also: Speed Up
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Literary usage of Travel rapidly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. River and Canal Engineering: The Characteristics of Open Flowing Streams by Edward Skelton Bellasis (1913)
"The advancing end of a trough may, while it is being formed, travel rapidly, but after formation it travels at the ordinary rate of the fallen stream ..."
2. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"Travel with your body comfortably but lightly clothed, foi you will want to travel rapidly, and if you .stop to make camp you are liable to become chilled. ..."
3. Travel Among the Ancient Romans by William West Mooney (1920)
"4.21) says that "persons who had occasion to travel rapidly preferred to ride horseback than sit in a vehicle, on account of the ..."
4. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... while those last to pass by Astoria have so long delayed the movement that they are nearly ready to spawn and, consequently, must travel rapidly and ..."
5. A Text-book of Physics by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1907)
"Close to the stone the velocity of the water is zero, so that the ripples travel rapidly away from the stone. When, however, we get so far away from the ..."
6. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1902)
"But an ion loaded with vapor loses its capacity to travel rapidly toward the ground, and becomes tangled in the body of the cloud, so that the negative ..."