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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Quickening (0.01203 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Quickening.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: quicken membangatkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: quickening quickening n 1: the process of showing signs of life; “the quickening of seed that will become ripe grain” 2: the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels movements of the fetus 3: the act of accelerating; increasing the speed [syn: acceleration, speedup]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Quickening Quicken \Quick"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. quickened; p. pr. & vb. n. Quickening.] [AS. cwician. See Quick, a.] 1. To make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state; hence, to excite; to, stimulate; to incite. [1913 Webster] The mistress which I serve quickens what's dead. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Like a fruitful garden without an hedge, that quickens the appetite to enjoy so tempting a prize. -- South. [1913 Webster] 2. To make lively, active, or sprightly; to impart additional energy to; to stimulate; to make quick or rapid; to hasten; to accelerate; as, to quicken one's steps or thoughts; to quicken one's departure or speed. [1913 Webster] 3. (Shipbuilding) To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced. [1913 Webster] Syn: To revive; resuscitate; animate; reinvigorate; vivify; refresh; stimulate; sharpen; incite; hasten; accelerate; expedite; dispatch; speed. [1913 Webster] Quickening \Quick"en*ing\, n. 1. The act or process of making or of becoming quick. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) The first motion of the fetus in the womb felt by the mother, occurring usually about the middle of the term of pregnancy. It has been popularly supposed to be due to the fetus becoming possessed of independent life. [1913 Webster]

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