high-speed
high-speed high-speed adj. 1. same as {fast}; as, fast film. Opposite of {slow}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. performed at a high rate of speed; as, a high-speed auto chase on the freeway.

Syn: hot. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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