What does the word rapid mean?

Usage examples for rapid

  1. He was walking at a rapid pace, and when he reached Dempster's door he turned and entered without knocking. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  2. A short silence followed; then a door opened and shut quickly, and rapid footsteps passed up the staircase and along the hall outside of her room. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  3. All this was uttered in a very rapid but solemn accent. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown