The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; -- used figuratively.
The nerves and blood vessels that run down the center of the claw, or toenail. While trimming an iguana's nails, it is important not to cut them too short, lest you cut into the quick and cause bleeding and pain. For more information, see the Claw Trimming page.
accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"
Mediation sessions can be scheduled early in the dispute and at times acceptable to the parties thereby increasing the likelihood of a prompt settlement. It avoids the delays and frequent non-productive court appearances associated with our over burdened court systems.
Quick is a Dutch manufacturer of sportswear. In 1905, Quick was founded in Hengelo, Gelderland, and started the production of athletic shoes for many sports. Quick provided the official running shoe for the Olympic Games of 1928 in Amsterdam.
The Quick was an American automobile produced from 1899 to 1900. Although in most ways a conventional car, it is memorable for being the first American car to use an overhead camshaft production unit. Its engine was twin-cylinder, and had a chain-driven overhead camshaft which could develop a heady 4 bhp at 700 rpm.
Quick is the Dallas-Fort Worth areaâ€™s free weekday newspaper. As the name implies, it is delivered in a quick-to-read format: a tabloid ranging in page count from 20 to 40. It is available free each weekday morning from street teams and courtesy news racks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) rail stations, office buildings and other busy locations throughout the Dallas area.