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make rapid strides

To make great and rapid progress or advancement. The one-time political advisor has been making rapid strides toward absolute control of the country. We've made rapid strides in our commitment to getting the economy back on its feet, but we still have a long road ahead.
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make great strides

To make great and rapid progress or advancement. The one-time political advisor has been making great strides toward absolute control of the country. We've made great strides in our commitment to getting the economy back on its feet, but we still have a long road ahead.
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make great strides

Advance considerably, make good progress, as in He made great strides in his study of Latin. Since its earliest recorded use in 1600, this expression has taken a number of forms- make a wide stride, take strides, make rapid strides. All of them transfer a long walking step to other kinds of progress.
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make great, rapid, etc. ˈstrides (in something/in doing something)

improve quickly or make fast progress (in something/in doing something): Ann’s made huge strides in her piano-playing.Tom has made enormous strides at school this year.
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CRP has also developed a process that is based on the combination of rapid prototyping technology, to manufacture the disposable pattern, and investment casting technology (lost wax casting), which it claims is superior in every respect, including the quality of the end product.
Even greater rapid acquisition authority was granted to the secretary of defense with the passage of section 806 (c) of the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Pub.
Provides part or mold development, rapid prototyping, and moldmaking.
You don't want to float into that Class VI rapid in your lounge-chair position'' Rasmussen said.
H&R Block earned $110 million in 2003 with rapid refund loans--about 3 percent of its revenues, the company's year-end report shows.
The case for rapid testing is pretty clear in labor and delivery," says Cohen.
Tangible Express will continue to offer rapid prototyping service production, producing prototypes for businesses and individuals who don't require fractional ownership.
Class V: Very violent rapids, which expose a paddler to added risk.
Talking about what else foundries can do to capitalize on rapid prototyping technologies, Andre cautioned that whatever expense is put forth toward solid modeling software, it should be matched by the same investment in training to effectively use it.
Rapid Solidification Process (RSP) is a new metal-spray deposition method that produces 99.
I'm excited about Rapid Solutions Group's future because it's a leader in developing and implementing innovative and efficient solutions in the digital print and fulfillment industry," Ferber said.
The basic promise of Rapid service is that buses can go 25 percent faster.
By its most basic definition, rapid prototyping is the use of various additive processes to produce a solid, three dimensional physical model directly from computer aided design (CAD) data.
Rapid tooling's growing popularity was evident at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' recent Rapid Proto-typing and Manufacturing Conference in Dearborn, Mich.