Two-speed Two"-speed`, a. Adapted for producing or for receiving either of two speeds; -- said of a power-transmitting device. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • two-speed — /ˈtu spid/ (say tooh speed) adjective 1. of or relating to a machine or device that has only two speeds, fast and slow. 2. proceeding with two different parts moving at two different speeds, one fast and the other slow: a two speed economy; a two …   Australian English dictionary

  • two-speed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : adapted for producing or for receiving either of two speeds a two speed motor a two speed axle …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-speed — An electric motor or transmission having two speed settings (e.g., fan, windshield wiper) …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • two-speed gear — noun A gear changing contrivance with two possibilities • • • Main Entry: ↑two …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-speed economy — /tu spid əˈkɒnəmi/ (say tooh speed uh konuhmee) noun an economy in which one sector or group of sectors is booming while the others are depressed or growing at a much slower rate …   Australian English dictionary

  • two-speed axle — Axle having two selective gear ratios …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • two-speed transmission — An automatic transmission with just two speeds (Drive and Low) such as the GM Powerglide popular in the 1960s …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Two-speed bed motion — Движение талера (во время рабочего и холостого ходов) с различными скоростями …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • two-speed gearbox — See dual range gearbox …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • speed — [1] The average rate at which an object is travelling. Measured as a relationship of distance per time e.g., meters per second (m/s), kilometers per hour (kph or km/h), feet per second (ft/sec.), miles per hour (mph), or revolutions per minute… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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