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Quick

a.1.Alive; living; animate; - opposed to dead or inanimate.
Man is no star, but a quick coal
Of mortal fire.
- Herbert.
2.Characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready.
3.Speedy; hasty; swift; not slow; as, be quick.
Oft he her his charge of quick return
Repeated.
- Milton.
4.Impatient; passionate; hasty; eager; eager; sharp; unceremonious; as, a quick temper.
5.Fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.
6.Sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready; as, a quick ear.
They say that women are so quick.
- Tennyson.
7.Pregnant; with child.
Quick grass
(Bot.) See Quitch grass.
Quick match
See under Match.
Quick vein
(Mining) a vein of ore which is productive, not barren.
Quick vinegar
vinegar made by allowing a weak solution of alcohol to trickle slowly over shavings or other porous material.
Quick water
quicksilver water.
Quick with child
pregnant with a living child.
adv.1.In a quick manner; quickly; promptly; rapidly; with haste; speedily; without delay; as, run quick; get back quick.
n.1.That which is quick, or alive; a living animal or plant; especially, the hawthorn, or other plants used in making a living hedge.
The works . . . are curiously hedged with quick.
- Evelyn.
2.The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; - used figuratively.
This test nippeth, . . . this toucheth the quick.
- Latimer.
3.(Bot.) Quitch grass.
v. t. & i.1.To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.
Noun1.quick - any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
Adj.1.quick - accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"
Synonyms: speedy
2.quick - hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
Synonyms: flying, fast
3.quick - moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
Synonyms: agile, nimble, spry
4.quick - apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
Synonyms: ready
5.quick - performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"
6.quick - easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"
Synonyms: warm
Adv.1.quick - with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"
Synonyms: promptly, quickly
(language)QUICK - An early system on the IBM 701.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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