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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or resembling a gallop, especially in rhythm or rapidity.
  • adj. Developing or progressing at an accelerated rate: galloping technology.
  • adj. Medicine Of or relating to a disease that progresses rapidly toward a fatal conclusion: galloping consumption.

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  • v. Present participle of gallop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Going at a gallop; progressing rapidly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The action of a horse that gallops; a running at a gallop.
  • Proceeding at a gallop; hence, figuratively, advancing rapidly; making rapid progress: as, a galloping consumption (that is, a consumption that proceeds rapidly to a fatal termination).

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