up to speed
phrasal operating at full effectiveness or potential

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • up to speed — ► if you are up to speed with a subject or activity, you have all the latest information necessary to understand or do something well: »A few days training on the new computer system will get you up to speed. »Before we start the meeting I m… …   Financial and business terms

  • up to speed — 1. adjective Fully informed; current. Is Mary up to speed on the situation in KL. 2. adverb Fully informed; current. It may take the new hires a week or two to be brought up to speed on the system …   Wiktionary

  • Up Your Speed — Infobox Single Name = Up Your Speed Cover size = 200 Border = yes Caption = Artist = Sway DaSafo featuring Pyrelli Album = This Is My Demo A side = B side = Flo Fashion Released = 26 September 2005 [cite… …   Wikipedia

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  • Down in Mississippi (Up to No Good) — Single by Sugarland from the album Twice the Speed of Life Released March 13, 2006 Format Airplay, music download …   Wikipedia

  • Speed Racer (film) — Infobox Film name = Speed Racer caption = Film poster director = Larry Wachowski Andy Wachowski producer = Larry Wachowski Andy Wachowski Joel Silver writer = Larry Wachowski Andy Wachowski starring = Emile Hirsch Christina Ricci John Goodman… …   Wikipedia

  • speed — speed1 W1S2 [spi:d] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of movement)¦ 2¦(of action)¦ 3¦(fast)¦ 4¦(photography)¦ 5¦(drug)¦ 6 five speed/ten speed etc 7 up to speed ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: sped success, quickness ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speed — speedful, adj. speedfully, adv. speedfulness, n. speedingly, adv. speedingness, n. speedless, adj. /speed/, n., v., sped or speeded, speeding. n. 1. rapidity in moving, going, traveling, proceeding, or performing; swiftness; celerity: the …   Universalium

  • speed — speed1 [ spid ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount movement that is very fast: The main advantage of this bike is its speed. a ) the rate at which something moves: speed of: The device measures the speed and direction of the wind. top speed (=the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • up — up1 [ ʌp ] function word *** Up can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: Their voices could be heard up in our room. Mary looked up at him. I stood up. as a preposition: He climbed up the steps. I set off up the road. as an adjective: the …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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