Definition of 'rapids'
Example sentences containing 'rapids'
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He didn't know how to pole a wooden canoe up the rapids. Christianity Today (2000)From rowing lake and canoe rapids to velodrome and swimming pool, the cheers of frenzied spectators have been spine-tingling. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'rapids'
British English: rapids /ˈræpɪdz/ NOUN
Rapids are a section of a river where the water moves very fast.
- American English: rapids
- Arabic: مُنْحَدَرُ النَّهْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: cachoeira
- Chinese: 急流
- Croatian: brzaci
- Czech: peřeje
- Danish: fos
- Dutch: stroomversnelling
- European Spanish: rápidos
- Finnish: koski
- French: rapides
- German: Stromschellen
- Greek: ορμητικά ρεύματα ποταμού
- Italian: rapide
- Japanese: 早瀬
- Korean: 여울
- Norwegian: stryk
- Polish: katarakta
- European Portuguese: rápidos
- Romanian: cataracteale unui râu
- Russian: водоскат
- Spanish: rápidos
- Swedish: fors snabbt rinnande vatten
- Thai: ส่วนของแม่น้ำที่ไหลแรงและเร็ว
- Turkish: çağlayanlar
- Ukrainian: поріг
- Vietnamese: ghềnh
Definition of rapids from the Collins English Dictionary
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