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Adjective
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swifter, comparative; swiftest, superlative;
  1. Happening quickly or promptly
    • - a remarkably swift recovery
  2. Moving or capable of moving at high speed
    • - the water was very swift
    • - the swiftest horse in his stable
Noun
  1. A swift-flying insectivorous bird with long slender wings and a superficial resemblance to a swallow, spending most of its life on the wing

  2. A moth, typically yellow-brown in color, with fast darting flight. The eggs are scattered in flight and the larvae live underground feeding on roots, where they can be a serious pest

  3. A light, adjustable reel for holding a skein of silk or wool

Adverb
  1. Swiftly
    • - streams that ran swift and clear
    • - a swift-acting poison

  1. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
  2. fleet: moving very fast; "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"; "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner"
  3. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
  4. a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
  5. western fence lizard: common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks
  6. (swiftly) in a swift manner; "she moved swiftly"
  7. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication ("SWIFT") operates a worldwide financial messaging network which exchanges messages between banks and other financial institutions. ...
  8. The swifts are a family, Apodidae, of highly aerial birds. They are superficially similar to swallows but are actually not closely related to passerine species at all; swifts are in the separate order Apodiformes, which they share with the hummingbirds. ...
  9. Swift is a band hailing from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, formed by Gary Forsyth, Billy Deal, Mikey Gentle, and Jamie King in 1998. Taylor Mabe later joined the band in 2003. As of October 2005, Swift decided to take a hiatus while members focus on other areas of their individual lives. ...
  10. Swift (Shen Li-Min) is a fictional comic book superhero in the Wildstorm universe, published by DC Comics. Swift first appeared in Stormwatch #28 and was created by Jeff Mariotte and Ron Lim. She is currently a member of The Authority.
  11. Swift is a tiny lunar impact crater that is located in the northwestern part of the Mare Crisium, in the northeast part of the Moon's near side. Within two crater diameters to the south is the larger crater Peirce. Swift was previously designated Peirce B before being named by the IAU.
  12. D12 (also known as D-12 and The Dirty Dozen) is an American hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan. D12 has had chart-topping albums in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. ...
  13. A surname, originally a nickname for a swift or quick person
  14. (swiftness) the state of being swift
  15. The process the Commonwealth Bank uses for sending and receiving international funds. BICs are used by the SWIFT system for identifying banks. Refer BIC.
  16. The region’s first BRT line, planned and executed by Community Transit between Everett and Aurora Village.
  17. Jonathan. Grotesque execution in Swift's Gulliver's Travels: "The Malefactor was fixed in a Chair upon a Scaffold erected for the Purpose; and his Head cut off at one Blow with a Sword of about forty Foot long. ...
  18. a sattelite-borne observatory to be flown by NASA beginning in 2009. The SWIFT observatory will have three instruments: a burst alert telescope to detect gamma-ray bursts, an X-ray telescope, and an ultraviolet telescope.
  19. Science with Innovation for Technology
  20. A tool that looks like a wooden umbrella, which is specially designed to help untwist a hank of yarn.
  21. A device used to wind or unwind a skein of yarn into a ball or to prepare for dyeing.  It is basically a cylinder that spins freely.
  22. The Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Explorer is a MIDEX selected for flight in 2003.
  23. A commonly used network for payments, information and letters of credit.
  24. Society for World-wide Interbank Telecommunications is a Belgian based company that provides the global electronic network for settlement of most foreign exchange transactions.
  25. David's best friend, Swift lives in the forest and is always available to transport David to wherever he is required. He is characterized by his speed.