rapids


rapids

n. to ride, shoot ('pass by') (the) rapids

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shoot ('pass by') (the) rapids
to ride

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • Rapids — steht für Rapids (New York), ein Ort im US Bundesstaat New York Five Finger Rapids, Felsformation im Yukon River im kanadischen Territorium Yukon Pelican Rapids, Stadt im Otter Tail County in Minnesota, Vereinigte Staaten Sauk Rapids, Stadt im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rapids — Rapids, NY U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 1356 Housing Units (2000): 582 Land area (2000): 3.666546 sq. miles (9.496311 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.666546 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rapids, NY — U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 1356 Housing Units (2000): 582 Land area (2000): 3.666546 sq. miles (9.496311 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.666546 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • rapids — (n.) 1765, from Fr. rapides (see RAPID (Cf. rapid)); applied by French voyagers to rough, swift flowing reaches in North American rivers …   Etymology dictionary

  • rapids — [[t]ræ̱pɪdz[/t]] N PLURAL Rapids are a section of a river where the water moves very fast, often over rocks. His canoe was there, on the river below the rapids …   English dictionary

  • Rapids — Original name in latin Rapids Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 43.09839 latitude 78.64086 altitude 181 Population 1636 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • rapids — a stretch of water in a stream or river with small waterfalls and turbulent, rapid water over coarse substrate. The gradient is about 4 8% …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • rapids — Synonyms and related words: belch, burst, cascade, cataract, chute, collapse, comedown, crash, debacle, debouchment, declension, declination, defluxion, descending, descension, descent, dissiliency, down, downbend, downcome, downcurve, downfall,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rapids — rap|ids [ˈræpıdz] n [plural] part of a river where the water looks white because it is moving very fast over rocks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rapids — rap|ids [ ræpıdz ] noun plural a part of a river where the water moves extremely quickly over rocks and is usually dangerous …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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