Speed

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Speed Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • changing location rapidly
  • a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
  • a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
  • the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system
  • distance travelled per unit time
  • move faster; "The car accelerated"
  • cause to move faster; "He accelerated the car"
  • move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
  • travel at an excessive or illegal velocity; "I got a ticket for speeding"
  • step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • distance travelled per unit time ,
  • a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed" ,
  • changing location rapidly ,
  • the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system ,
  • a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

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Speed Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Speed is the distance that an object moves in a certain amount of time. Speed is a measure of how fast something is moving. The average speed of an object in a certain time is the distance the object traveled divided by the time. Speed is a scalar.

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Meaning of the Name 'Speed'


  • Meaning: Success
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Male


'Speed' example sentence in quotations


* I'm not a speed reader. I'm a speed understander. - Isaac Asimov

* Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws. - Douglas Adams

* I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen


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