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speed Inglés británico e internacional

The rate at which someone or something moves or operates or is able to move or operate

speed Tesauro Inglés

Lesley grew frustrated at the slow speed of their progress

full steam ahead Inglés británico e internacional

With as much speed or energy as possible

speeded in speed Inglés británico e internacional

(Of a motorist or vehicle) travel at a speed that is greater than the legal limit

speed in Alfvén wave Inglés británico e internacional

A transverse magnetohydrodynamic wave travelling in the direction of the magnetic field in a magnetized plasma. The velocity of such waves (the Alfvén velocity or speed) is characteristic for a plasma of given properties

speed bag Inglés británico e internacional

A small punchbag used by boxers for practising quick punches

speed-up Inglés británico e internacional

An increase in speed, especially in a person’s or machine’s rate of working

clock speed Inglés británico e internacional

The operating speed of a computer or its microprocessor, expressed in cycles per second (megahertz)

high-speed Inglés británico e internacional

Moving, operating, or happening very quickly

quad-speed Inglés británico e internacional

(Of a CD-ROM drive, especially formerly) capable of revolving the CD-ROM at a speed of 920 rpm

speed bump Inglés británico e internacional

A ridge set at intervals in a road surface to control the speed of vehicles

speed dial Inglés británico e internacional

A function on some telephones which allows numbers to be entered into a memory and dialled with the push of a single button

speed limit Inglés británico e internacional

The maximum speed at which a vehicle may legally travel on a particular stretch of road

speed-read Inglés británico e internacional

Read rapidly by assimilating several phrases or sentences at once

warp speed Inglés británico e internacional

An extremely high speed

high-speed Tesauro Inglés

a modern high-speed train operates between the major cities

high speed New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

ground speed Inglés británico e internacional

An aircraft’s speed relative to the ground

shutter speed Inglés británico e internacional

The nominal time for which a shutter is open at a given setting

speed camera Inglés británico e internacional

A roadside camera triggered by speeding vehicles, taking either video footage or a photograph of the vehicle with a record of its speed

speed dating Inglés británico e internacional

An organized social activity in which people seeking romantic relationships have a series of short conversations with potential partners in order to determine whether there is mutual interest

speed skating Inglés británico e internacional

The sport of competitive racing on specially designed skates, typically around an oval track

cruising speed Inglés británico e internacional

A speed for a particular vehicle, ship, or aircraft, usually somewhat below maximum, that is comfortable and economical

dictation speed Inglés británico e internacional

A rate of speech slow enough for someone to be able to write down what is said

up to speed Inglés británico e internacional

Operating at full speed or at an expected rate or level

speed merchant Inglés británico e internacional

A motorist who enjoys driving fast

pick up speed Inglés británico e internacional

(Of a vehicle) go faster; accelerate

turn of speed Inglés británico e internacional

The ability to go fast when necessary

more haste, less speed Inglés británico e internacional

You make better progress with a task if you don’t try to do it too quickly

up to speed in speed Inglés británico e internacional

Operating at full speed or at an expected rate or level

pick up speed in speed Inglés británico e internacional

(Of a vehicle) go faster; accelerate

turn of speed in turn Inglés británico e internacional

The ability to go fast when necessary

speedball Inglés británico e internacional

A mixture of cocaine with heroin

speed hump in speed bump Inglés británico e internacional

A ridge set at intervals in a road surface to control the speed of vehicles

speed up in speed Tesauro Inglés

Smith shouted at them to speed up


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