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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


  • Lindsay Lohan Says She's "Too Ill" to Go on Stage for Speed-the-Plow Performances, Performs Anyway
    UPDATE: Producers of Speed-the-Plow said in a statement to E! News on Thursday that Lindsay Lohan did perform in Wednesday's shows after all, following a tweet in which she said she was... Read more on this news related to 'Speed'
  • A9 average speed cameras switched on
    A network of average speed cameras on the notorious A9 road between Inverness and Dunblane is to be switched on for the first time. Read more on this news related to 'Speed'
  • First high speed train on Delhi-Agra section on Nov 10
    The first high-speed train between Delhi and Agra with a speed of 160 km per hour is expected to run on November 10 as Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory is all set to roll out the first rake of fourteen coaches of the train. Read more on this news related to 'Speed'

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