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  • (in literary usage) Speed.
         disposing of the parsnip wine with a celerity which might have been due to eagerness but, to Harriett, rather suggested a reluctance to let the draught linger on the palate.
         ::::::::::::::::::::::::-- Dorothy Sayers
  • (oceanography) The speed of individual waves (as opposed to the speed of groups of waves).
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Ce*ler"i*ty (?), n. [L. celeritas, from celer swiftm speedy: sf. F. célérité.] Rapidity of motion; quickness; swiftness.

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

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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