English

Definition of rapids noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rapids

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈræpɪdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈræpɪdz//
 
[plural] Rivers and lakes
 
jump to other results
part of a river where the water flows very fast, usually over rocks to shoot the rapids (= to travel quickly over them in a boat) See related entries: Rivers and lakes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rapids