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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


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  • Even with speed cameras off, no pedestrians injured in school zones
    City officials say Baltimore's speed camera system was designed to protect children walking in school zones. And indeed, no pedestrians were injured in school-zone crashes the last year the cameras operated. Read more on this news related to 'Speed'
  • Jansrud has an explanation for his speed domination
    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some critics have attributed Kjetil Jansrud's domination of speed skiing to the injuries to Aksel Lund Svindal, Bode Miller and Erik Guay. Read more on this news related to 'Speed'

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