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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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Speed Sample Sentences in News


  • A look at top car, truck speed limits across the US
    Nearly all truck tires have been built for a maximum sustained speed of 75 mph since the middle of last decade, when drivers across the vast majority of the U.S. were allowed to go no faster than 65 or ... Read more on this news related to 'Speed'
  • Speed camera tickets bring nearly $17M in revenue for NYC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Speed cameras have produced a surge in tickets and generated nearly $17 million in revenue for New York City. The Daily News reports that last year more than 445,000 speed-camera tickets were issued. That’s compared to nearly 118,000 issued manually by police officers over the same period. According to data obtained […] Read more on this news related to 'Speed'
  • Speed limit on Dubai-Al Ain highway stretch reduced
    The decision to lower the speed on this sector of Dubai-Al Ain Road was primarily driven by the need to maintain public safety and curb traffic accidents. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has decided to reduce the maximum speed on a sector of the Dubai-Al Ain Road stretching from Emirates Road Interchange to Bu Kadrah Interchange from 120km/h to 100km/h sta Read more on this news related to 'Speed'

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