speed-reading
noun Date: 1962 a method of reading rapidly by skimming • speed-read transitive verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • speed reading — noun A technique of very rapid reading, by which words are taken in in phrases or other groups instead of singly • • • Main Entry: ↑speed * * * speed reading UK US noun [uncountable] a method of reading that allows you to read very fast Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • speed-reading — [spēd′rēd΄iŋ] n. a technique for reading texts at an extremely rapid rate with adequate comprehension speed read vi., vt. speed reader n. * * * speed read·ing (spēdʹrē dĭng) n. A method of reading rapidly by assimilating several words or phrases… …   Universalium

  • speed-reading — [spēd′rēd΄iŋ] n. a technique for reading texts at an extremely rapid rate with adequate comprehension speed read vi., vt. speed reader n …   English World dictionary

  • speed reading — speed .reading n [U] the skill of reading very quickly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speed reading — speed ,reading noun uncount a method of reading that allows you to read very fast …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Speed reading — Jimmy Carter and his daughter Amy participate in a speed reading course …   Wikipedia

  • speed-reading — noun reading at speeds significantly faster than normal • Hypernyms: ↑reading * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a method of reading rapidly by skimming • speed read ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ transitive verb • speed reader ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Speed-Reading — Schnelllesen steht für die Fähigkeit, überdurchschnittlich schnell zu lesen und dennoch zu verstehen. Es gibt unzählige, aber alle sehr ähnliche, Techniken, mit denen man das Schnelllesen lernen kann. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Schnellleser 2 Wie wird… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Speed Reading — Schnelllesen steht für die Fähigkeit, überdurchschnittlich schnell zu lesen und dennoch zu verstehen. Es gibt unzählige, aber alle sehr ähnliche, Techniken, mit denen man das Schnelllesen lernen kann. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Schnellleser 2 Wie wird… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • speed reading — /ˈspid ridɪŋ/ (say speed reeding) noun reading at a fast speed while maintaining comprehension, using any of various techniques which enable this process, as by assimilating several phrases or sentences at once …   Australian English dictionary

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