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  1. Rapids(n.)

    The part of a river where the current moves with great swiftness, but without actual waterfall or cascade; sometimes called whitewater; -- usually used in the plural; as, the Lachine rapids in the St. Lawrence. For boaters on the river, it is a place that can be hazardous, with danger of capsizing or crashing into large rocks.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rapide. See Rapid, a.]

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  1. Rapids

    Rapids is a hamlet located in the Town of Lockport in Niagara County, New York, United States. The population was 1,636 at the 2010 census. Rapids is located on the south edge of both the town and the county so that a small part of the community is in the Town of Clarence in Erie County. The hamlet is at the junction of Tonawanda Creek Road, Rapids Road, and Goodrich Road. The community consists of a fire hall, a few businesses, and many residences, primarily in Niagara County. It is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapids in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapids in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of rapids in a Sentence

  1. Scott Johnson:

    Yeah, we know that, that's another pair, the thieves not only took The Slippers, they took a piece of history that will be forever connected to Grand Rapids and one of our city's most famous children.

  2. Scott Johnson:

    The thieves not only took The Slippers, they took a piece of history that will be forever connected to Grand Rapids and one of our city's most famous children.

  3. Kaela Weber:

    The fact that she is coming to Monticello first, a small town in Iowa City, she could have went [ sic ] to Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, i think it just means she... likes to care about the community and small town.

  4. Mike Senerchia:

    We pursue the impossible, climb unclimbed mountains, ski near vertical slopes, ride the most difficult and dangerous rapids , constantly challenging the forces of nature . We Are The Warriors .

  5. John Kasich:

    Wisconsin governor and likely presidential candidate Scott Walker is visiting neighboring Michigan to address Republicans. Walker will speak to the Ingham County GOP luncheon in Lansing on Monday before keynoting the Oakland County Republican Party Lincoln Day dinner. His visit is the same day retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson announces a Republican presidential bid in his native Detroit and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul attends an event in Grand Rapids with Michigan Rep. Justin Amash.

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