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

 quick /ˈkwɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 quick /ˈkwɪk/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 快速( 的 ); 快( 的 )

From: Network Terminology

 快速 快

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quick a. [Compar. Quicker superl. Quickest.]
 1. Alive; living; animate; -- opposed to dead or inanimate.
    Not fully quyke, ne fully dead they were.   --Chaucer.
    The Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom.   --2 Tim. iv. 1.
 Man is no star, but a quick coal
 Of mortal fire.   -- Herbert.
 Note:In this sense the word is nearly obsolete, except in some compounds, or in particular phrases.
 2. Characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready. A quick wit.”
 3. Speedy; hasty; swift; not slow; as, be quick.
 Oft he to her his charge of quick return
 Repeated.   --Milton.
 4. Impatient; passionate; hasty; eager; eager; sharp; unceremonious; as, a quick temper.
    The bishop was somewhat quick with them, and signified that he was much offended.   -- Latimer.
 5. Fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.
 The air is quick there,
 And it pierces and sharpens the stomach.   -- Shak.
 6. Sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready; as, a quick ear. “To have an open ear, a quick eye.”
    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.
 Syn: -- Speedy; expeditious; swift; rapid; hasty; prompt; ready; active; brisk; nimble; fleet; alert; agile; lively; sprightly.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quick adv. In a quick manner; quickly; promptly; rapidly; with haste; speedily; without delay; as, run quick; get back quick.
    If we consider how very quick the actions of the mind are performed.   -- Locke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
    How feebly and unlike themselves they reason when they come to the quick of the difference !   --Fuller.
 3. Bot. Quitch grass.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quick, v. t. & i.  To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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"
             [syn: speedy]
      2: hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying
         glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
         [syn: flying, fast]
      3: 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, nimble, spry]
      4: apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a
         quick mind"; "a ready wit" [syn: ready]
      5: performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my
         letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a
         straightaway denial" [syn: immediate, prompt, straightaway]
      6: easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"
         [syn: warm]
      n : any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as
          the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
      adv : with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived
            promptly"; "come here, quick!" [syn: promptly, quickly]