agility

  • 1 Agility — is the ability to change the body s position, and requires a combination of balance, coordination, speed, reflexes, and strength. Agility is usually achieved when a person is using his ATP PC or lactic acid (anaerobic) systems.In sports, agility… …

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  • 2 Agility — A*gil i*ty, n. [F. agili[ e], L. agilitas, fr. agilis.] 1. The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of body. [1913 Webster] They . . . trust… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 agility — (n.) early 15c., from O.Fr. agilité (14c.), from L. agilitatem (nom. agilitas) mobility, nimbleness, quickness, from agilis, from agere to move (see ACT (Cf. act) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 agility — [n] physical or mental nimbleness, deftness activity, acuteness, adroitness, alacrity, alertness, briskness, celerity, cleverness, dexterity, dispatch, expedition, fleetness, friskiness, litheness, liveliness, promptitude, promptness, quickness,… …

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  • 5 Agility — Torneo de Agility. Agility es una modalidad competitiva donde un guía dirige a un perro sobre una serie de obstáculos, los cuales tiene que librar de manera limpia y lo más exacta posible, compitiendo contra reloj. Los perros generalmente… …

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  • 6 Agility — Sprung mit Zeitmessanlage Agility [əˈdʒɪlɪti] (engl. Wendigkeit, Flinkheit) ist eine Hundesportart, die ursprünglich aus England stammt. Kernstück ist die fehlerfreie Bewältigung einer Hindernisstrecke (Parcours) in einer vorgegebenen Zeit. In… …

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  • 7 Agility — L agility (signifiant tout simplement « agilité » en anglais) est un sport canin, dans lequel le chien évolue sur un parcours d obstacles sous la conduite de son maître. L agility est une discipline ouverte à tous les chiens. Elle… …

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  • 8 agility — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ amazing, considerable, great, surprising ▪ mental, physical ▪ I admired his considerable mental agility. VERB + AGILITY …

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  • 9 agility — agile UK US /ˈædʒaɪl/ US  /ˈædʒəl/ adjective ► able to deal with new situations or changes quickly and successfully: agile company/corporation/organization »Most agile corporations have flexible management systems that can quickly accommodate… …

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  • 10 agility — a•gil•i•ty [[t]əˈdʒɪl ɪ ti[/t]] n. 1) the power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness: exercises demanding agility[/ex] 2) the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; intellectual acuity: mental agility[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425; late …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 agility — /əˈdʒɪləti/ (say uh jiluhtee) noun the power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness: agility of the body; agility of the mind. {late Middle English agilite, from French, from Latin agilitas} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 agility — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century the quality or state of being agile ; nimbleness, dexterity < played with increasing agility > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 agility — /euh jil i tee/, n. 1. the power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness: exercises demanding agility. 2. the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; intellectual acuity. [1375 1425; late ME agilite < MF < L agilitas. See AGILE, ITY] * *… …

    Universalium

  • 14 agility — noun /əˈdʒɪl.ɪ.ti,əˈdʒɪl.ə.ti/ a) The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of body. b) A faculty of being agile in body, mind, or… …

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  • 15 agility — a|gi|li|ty sb. (fk.) (en slags forhindringsløb for hunde), i sms. agility , fx agilitybane …

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  • 16 agility — judrumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Gebėjimas atlikti daug įvairių koordinuotų judesių, veiksmų siekiant konkretaus tikslo. atitikmenys: angl. agility vok. Beweglichkeit, f rus. подвижность …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 17 agility — judrumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Judesio, judėjimo krypties keitimo tikslumas ir greitis. atitikmenys: angl. agility vok. Beweglichkeit, f rus. подвижность …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 18 agility — vikrumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Fizinė ypatybė – gebėjimas greitai ir tiksliai atlikti standartinius arba kintančius judesius, veiksmus ir jų derinius, greitai ir gerai juos išmokti, tinkamai reaguoti į greitai… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 19 agility — vikrumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Gebėjimas parodyti jėgą ir greitumą atliekant labai koordinuotus, tikslingus veiksmus. atitikmenys: angl. agility; skill vok. Geschicklichkeit, f; Gewandtheit, f rus. ловкость …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 20 agility — agile ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to move quickly and easily. 2) quick witted or shrewd. DERIVATIVES agilely adverb agility noun. ORIGIN Latin agilis, from agere do …

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