Meaning of rapid fire
— Mil. Mil.
- a rate of firing small arms that is intermediate between slow fire and quick fire.
Pronunciation: (rap'id-fīr'), [key]
- characterized by, delivered, or occurring in rapid succession: rapid-fire questions; rapid-fire events.
- discharging in rapid fire: rapid-fire rifles.
- discharging, operating, etc., at a rate more rapid than normal: a rapid-fire staple gun.