Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 170 results

speed British & World English

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

full steam ahead British & World English

With as much speed or energy as possible

speeded in speed British & World English

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

speed in Alfvén wave British & World English

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

off-speed British & World English

Slower than expected

speed bag British & World English

A small punchbag used by boxers for practising quick punches

speed-up British & World English

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

clock speed British & World English

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

quad-speed British & World English

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

speed bump British & World English

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

speed dial British & World English

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 British & World English

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

speed-read British & World English

Read rapidly by assimilating several phrases or sentences at once

warp speed British & World English

An extremely high speed

high-speed British & World English

Moving, operating, or happening very quickly

ground speed British & World English

An aircraft’s speed relative to the ground

shutter speed British & World English

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

speed camera British & World English

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 British & World English

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 British & World English

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

dictation speed British & World English

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

cruising speed British & World English

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

pick up speed in speed British & World English

(Of a vehicle) go faster; accelerate

up to speed in speed British & World English

Operating at full speed or at an expected rate or level

up to speed British & World English

Operating at full speed or at an expected rate or level

speed merchant British & World English

A motorist who enjoys driving fast

speed up in speed British & World English

Move or work more quickly

pick up speed British & World English

(Of a vehicle) go faster; accelerate

turn of speed in turn British & World English

The ability to go fast when necessary

turn of speed British & World English

The ability to go fast when necessary

full steam ahead in full1 British & World English

With as much speed or energy as possible

more haste, less speed in haste British & World English

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

more haste, less speed British & World English

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

speedball British & World English

A mixture of cocaine with heroin

speed hump in speed bump British & World English

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

speed limiter in limiter British & World English

A device that prevents a vehicle from being driven above a specified speed

speedwriting British & World English

A form of shorthand using the letters of the alphabet

speed English Thesaurus

Lesley grew frustrated at the slow speed of their progress

speed English-Spanish

velocidad f

speed Spanish-English

speed

speed-up English-Spanish

aceleración f, agilización f

high-speed English Thesaurus

a modern high-speed train operates between the major cities

clock speed English-Spanish

velocidad f operativa

quad-speed English-Spanish

a velocidad quad


Page: 1 2 3 4