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Definition of "quick-draw" []

  • A runner: a short sling with a karabiner on either end, used to link the climbing rope to a bolt, nut, friend, or similar. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quick-draw" in a sentence
  • "Men weren't having quick-draw duels on frontier streets—they couldn't, for eminently practical reasons: The guns they carried were so liable to misfire that only a fool would keep a live round in the chamber."
  • "Given the harm that the bottom 5 to 10 percent of teachers cause, the quick-draw approach of the accountability hawks is understandable, even though their scatter-shot aim is bound to destroy the careers of many good educators."
  • "But whereas Tebowmania brings out the worst of our jingoistic, foam-finger-waving, faith-abusing tendencies as sports fans, Linsanity triggers a range of responses that treads lightly on the tightrope of rational fandom -- even in the face of globalization, quick-draw Internet memes, and the bully pulpit that is the comments section of most popular sports blogs."