Speed

  • 41speed — 1 W1, S2 /spi:d/ noun 1 OF MOVEMENT (C, U) how fast something moves or travels: What speed are we doing? | Police are advising motorists to reduce speed. | pick up/gather speed (=gradually start to travel faster): Once outside the station, the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 42speed — [[t]spi͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦ speeds, speeding, sped, speeded (The form of the past tense and past participle is sped in meaning 5 but speeded for the phrasal verb.) 1) N VAR: with supp The speed of something is the rate at which it moves or travels. He… …

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  • 43SPEED — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Speed. SPEED Pays d’origine  Japon, Okinawa …

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  • 44speed — I UK [spiːd] / US [spɪd] noun Word forms speed : singular speed plural speeds *** 1) [countable/uncountable] the rate at which someone or something moves speed of: The device measures the speed and direction of the wind. top speed (= the fastest… …

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  • 45speed — n. swiftness, velocity 1) to build up, pick up; maintain speed 2) to reach a speed (to reach cruising speed; to reach a speed of one hundred miles an hour) 3) breakneck, breathtaking, high, lightning; cruising; deliberate, full, top; low;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 46speed — n. & v. n. 1 rapidity of movement (with all speed; at full speed). 2 a rate of progress or motion over a distance in time (attains a high speed). 3 a a gear appropriate to a range of speeds of a bicycle. b US or archaic such a gear in a motor… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 47speed up — verb 1. move faster (Freq. 3) The car accelerated • Syn: ↑accelerate, ↑speed, ↑quicken • Ant: ↑decelerate (for: ↑ …

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  • 48speed — [[t]spid[/t]] n. v. sped speed•ed, speed•ing 1) rapidity in moving, traveling, performing, etc.; swiftness 2) relative rate of motion or progress: the speed of light[/ex] 3) aum a gear ratio in a motor vehicle or bicycle 4) pht a) the sensitivity …

    From formal English to slang

  • 49Speed — El término speed es una palabra del idioma inglés para velocidad o rápidez, pero puede hacer referencia a: Como droga, speed es el nombre callejero de la anfetamina y sustancias similares. En música puede referirse a: Subgénero musical derivado… …

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  • 50speed — /spid / (say speed) noun 1. rapidity in moving, going, travelling, or any proceeding or performance; swiftness; celerity. 2. the ratio of the distance covered by a moving body to the time taken. 3. the speed that can be generated by a particular… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 51speed — god·speed; poly·speed; speed·boat·ing; speed; speed·er; speed·ful; speed·i·ly; speed·i·ness; speed·less; speed·om·e·ter; speed·ster; speed·well; su·per·speed; speed·ing·ly; …

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  • 52Speed 2 — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Speed 2 – Cruise Control Originaltitel Speed 2: Cruise Control …

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  • 53Speed — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Speed », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Speed est un mot anglais signifant vitesse. Il… …

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  • 54speed — The rate at which an MBS prepays. An MBS with little or no prepayments is said to have a slow speed. An MBS with significant prepayments is said to have a high speed or to be speeding. Since pools that prepay faster than anticipated can perform… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 55speed*/*/*/ — [spiːd] noun I 1) [C/U] the rate at which something or someone moves or works They were working with incredible speed.[/ex] The main advantage of this method is its speed.[/ex] The device measures the speed and direction of the wind.[/ex] 2) [C]… …

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  • 56speed — {{11}}speed (n.) O.E. sped success, prosperity, advancement, from P.Gmc. *spodiz (Cf. O.S. spod success, Du. spoed haste, speed, O.H.G. spuot success, O.S. spodian to cause to succeed, M.Du. spoeden, O.H.G. spuoten to haste ), from PIE …

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  • 57Speed — Related:prepayment speed * * * speed UK US /spiːd/ noun ► [C or U] IT, INTERNET the rate at which a computer or an internet connection operates and provides information: »Increase the speed of your computer with our new software. »How do I verify …

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  • 58speed up — UK US speed (sth) up Phrasal Verb with speed({{}}/spiːd/ verb (sped, or speeded, sped, or speeded) ► to happen faster, or make something happen faster: »The banking authorities had contacted the firm and encouraged them to speed up the deal. » …

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  • 59speed — Synonyms and related words: Benzedrine, Benzedrine pill, C, Dexamyl, Dexamyl pill, Dexedrine, Dexedrine pill, Methedrine, abruptness, accelerate, advance, advantage, aid, air speed, alacrity, amphetamine, amphetamine sulfate, assist, ball the… …

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  • 60speed — I. noun Etymology: Middle English spede, from Old English spēd; akin to Old High German spuot prosperity, speed, Old English spōwan to succeed, Latin spes hope, Lithuanian spėti to be in time Date: before 12th century 1. archaic prosperity in an… …

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