quick time

quick time
noun Date: circa 1802 a rate of marching in which 120 steps each 30 inches in length are taken in one minute

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  • Quick time — Time Time, n.; pl. {Times}. [OE. time, AS. t[=i]ma, akin to t[=i]d time, and to Icel. t[=i]mi, Dan. time an hour, Sw. timme. [root]58. See {Tide}, n.] 1. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quick time — quick′ time n. mil a rate of marching in which 120 paces, each of 30 in. (76.2 cm), are taken in a minute • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • quick time — n. the normal rate of marching: in the U.S. Army, 120 (30 inch) paces a minute …   English World dictionary

  • quick time —    a single act of copulation with a prostitute    The jargon of prostitutes who have a timebased tariff:     Want a quick time, long time, companionship, black leather, bondage? (graffito quoted in Rees, 1980) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Quick Time — QuickTime QuickTime проприетарная технология компании Apple для воспроизведения цифрового видео. Quick Time Events элемент некоторых компьютерных игр …   Википедия

  • quick time — /ˈkwɪk taɪm/ (say kwik tuym) noun 1. a quick rate of marching. 2. Military a normal rate of marching in which 116 paces are taken in a minute (as opposed to the ceremonial slow march) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Quick Time — QuickTime Entwickler: Apple Aktuelle Version: 7.6 (21. Januar 2009) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • quick time — Mil. a rate of marching in which 120 paces, each of 30 in. (76.2 cm), are taken in a minute. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • quick time — noun A fast marching pace of 120 thirty inch steps per minute …   Wiktionary

  • Quick Time —    A compression scheme for moving and still digital images. Originally designed for Macintosh computers by Apple Computer Corporation …   Glossary of Art Terms

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