Swift

  • 1 SWIFT (J.) — Jonathan Swift, le docteur Swift, doyen de St. Patrick (Irlande), l’amant de Stella, l’auteur des Voyages de Gulliver : voilà, dans la mémoire populaire, un écrivain anglais pour les grands et les petits, mais aussi, pour le critique, le plus… …

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  • 2 Swift — bezeichnet: Suzuki Swift, Kleinwagen von Suzuki Swift (Satellit), Forschungssatellit der NASA Swift (Fluss), ein Fluss in England Swift (Band), amerikanische Metal Band Swift (HSV 2), Hochgeschwindigkeits Katamaran der US Navy Swift… …

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  • 3 SWIFT — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres   Sigles de trois lettres …

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  • 4 swift´ly — swift «swihft», adjective, adverb, noun. –adj. 1. moving very fast; able to move very fast: »a swift horse, a swift automobile. SYNONYM(S): fleet, speedy, rapid. 2. made or done at high speed; quick: »a swift pace, the swift clicking of the… …

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  • 5 Swift S-1 — Role Aerobatic glider Manufacturer Swift Ltd. Designer …

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  • 6 SWIFT — (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) сообщество всемирных межбанковских финансовых телекоммуникаций. Создано в 1973 году с целью телекоммуникационного обслуживания банков участников сообщества на рынке платежей, а также… …

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  • 7 Swift — (sw[i^]ft), a. [Compar. {Swifter} (sw[i^]ft [ e]r); superl. {Swiftest}.] [AS. swift; akin to sw[=a]pan to sweep, swipu a whip; cf. sw[=i]fan to move quickly, to revolve. See {Swoop}, v. i., and cf. {Swivel}, {Squib}.] 1. Moving a great distance… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Swift — Swift, n. 1. The current of a stream. [R.] Walton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small, long winged, insectivorous birds of the family {Micropodid[ae]}. In form and habits the swifts resemble swallows, but they are… …

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  • 9 Swift S1 — Swift S 1 Typ …

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  • 10 Swift — /swift/, n. 1. Gustavus Franklin, 1839 1903, U.S. meat packer. 2. Jonathan ( Isaac Bickerstaff ), 1667 1745, English satirist and clergyman, born in Ireland. * * * Any of about 75 species (family Apodidae) of birds found almost worldwide. The… …

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  • 11 Swift S-1 — Swift S 1 …

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  • 12 Swift — El observatorio Swift Organización NASA Estado Activo Fecha de lanzamiento 20 de noviembre de …

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  • 13 Swift — Swift  англ.  слово, означающее: скорый, быстрый; быстро, поспешно; стриж. SWIFT  система передачи финансовых данных. Swift  орбитальная обсерватория. Swift Light  планер, летающее крыло. Swift  браузер для среды… …

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  • 14 swift — swift·en; swift·i·an; swift·let; swift·ly; swift·ness; swift; swift·er; …

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  • 15 swift — [swift] adj. [ME < OE < IE * sweip < base * swei , to bend, turn > SWATHE1, SWOOP] 1. moving or capable of moving with great speed; rapid; fast 2. coming, happening, or done quickly or suddenly 3. acting or responding quickly; prompt; …

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  • 16 SWIFT — index brief, expeditious, impulsive (rash), instantaneous, precipitate, prompt, rapid, ready ( …

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  • 17 Swift — Swift, adv. Swiftly. [Obs. or Poetic] Shak. [1913 Webster] Ply swift and strong the oar. Southey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 SWIFT — SWIFT,   Abkürzung für englisch Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication [sə saɪətɪ fɔː wəːldwaɪd ɪntəbæȖk faɪ nænʃl telɪkəmjuːni keɪʃn], 1973 von 239 Kreditinstituten aus 15 Ländern Westeuropas und Nordamerikas gegründete… …

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  • 19 swift — (adj.) O.E. swift moving quickly, related to swifan move in a course, sweep (see SWIVEL (Cf. swivel)). The bird (several species of the family Cypselidæ, resembling swallows), noted for its swift flight, was so called from at least 1660s.… …

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  • 20 swift|en — «SWIHF tuhn», transitive verb, intransitive verb. to make or become swift or swifter; hasten. ╂[< swift + en1] …

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