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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


  • 'Need for Speed' reissue joins cohort of 2014 racers
    Last year's "Need for Speed Rivals" is coming round for another lap with an expansion-inclusive Complete Edition timed for release the week of October 21 on PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3 and PC. Read more on this news related to 'Speed'
  • Need for Speed Rivals Complete Edition Includes Six Expansions, Launching In October
    Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, and PC bundle launching October 21 in North America. Read more on this news related to 'Speed'
  • 6 Free Plugins to Speed Up Your WordPress Site by @devesh
    Site speed plays a very important role in online business. It can increase or decrease the revenue of your online business, depending on how much time your site takes to load. There is a shocking relation between site speed and conversation rate, which is particularly true for e-commerce sites. There are a dozen of reasons to improve the site speed, but the two mo Read more on this news related to 'Speed'

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