What does eager mean?

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  1. (obsolete) Sharp; sour; acid.
  2. (obsolete) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  3. Desirous; keen to do or obtain something.
  4. Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  5. (computing theory) Not employing lazy evaluation; calculating results immediately, rather than deferring calculation until they are required.
  1. Alternative form of eagre (tidal bore).
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