Hypertext Webster Gateway: "celerity"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Celerity \Ce*ler"i*ty\, n. [L. celeritas, from celer swiftm
speedy: sf. F. c['e]l['e]rit['e].]
Rapidity of motion; quickness; swiftness.

Time, with all its celerity, moves slowly to him whose
whole employment is to watch its flight. --Johnson.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n : a rate that is rapid [syn: {quickness}, {rapidity}]

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