Definition of speed-up in English:


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  • An increase in speed, especially in a person’s or machine’s rate of working.
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    • In part, this reflects the shift toward part-time work and speed-ups.
    • We would hope that there is a significant speed-up.
    • The recent speed-up in reconstruction work is in part due to a change in tactics.

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