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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nim·ble /ˈnɪmbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nim·ble a. [Compar. Nimbler superl. Nimblest ]  Light and quick in motion; moving with ease and celerity; lively; swift.
    Through the mid seas the nimble pinnace sails.   --Pope.
 Note:Nimble is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, nimble-footed, nimble-pinioned, nimble-winged, etc.
 Nimble Will Bot., a slender, branching, American grass (Muhlenbergia diffusa), of some repute for grazing purposes in the Mississippi valley.
 Syn: -- Agile; quick; active; brisk; lively; prompt.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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" [syn: agile, quick,
      2: mentally quick; "an agile mind"; "nimble wits" [syn: agile]