क्षिप्र a. [क्षिप्-रक्] (compar. क्षेपीयस्; superl. क्षेपिष्ठ) 1 Elastic (as a bow); ऋतज्येन क्षिप्रेण ब्रह्मणस्पतिः Rv.2.24.8. -2 Quick, speedy. -प्रम् 1 A measure of time = 1/15 of a Muhūrta. -2 The part of the hand between the thumb and the forefinger and the corresponding part of the foot. -प्रम् ind. Quickly, speedily, immediately; विनाशं व्रजति क्षिप्रमामपात्रमिवाम्भसि Ms.3.179; Śānti.3.6; Bk.2.44. -Comp. -कारिन् a. acting quickly, prompt. -निश्चय a. one who decides or resolves quickly; आयत्यां गुणदोषज्ञस्तदात्वे क्षिप्रनिश्चयः Ms.7.179. -सन्धिः m. a kind of सन्धि produced by changing the first of two concurrent vowels to its semi-vowel.
noun (neuter) a measure of time (1/15 Muhūrta or 15 Etarhis) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[medic.] name of a marman; the part of the hand between the thumb and forefinger and the corresponding part of the foot (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
adjective elastic (as a bow) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
flying back with a spring (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
quick (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
speedy (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
springing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
swift (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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