- 1 1.1 (medida, relación) speed ¿a qué velocidad iba? how fast was he going?, what speed was he traveling at o [colloquial/familiar] was he doing? disminuye la velocidad slow down, reduce your speed la velocidad de la luz/del sonido the speed of light/sound la velocidad del viento the wind speed los trenes pasan a toda/gran velocidad the trains go by at top speed/high speed de alta velocidad high-speed perder velocidad to lose speed, to slow down iba cobrando velocidad it was picking up speed, it was speeding up, it was gathering speed o momentum un cuerpo con una velocidad de 150 km/s [Fís] an object with a velocity of 150 km/s, an object traveling at 150 km/s 1.2 (rapidez) speed la velocidad con que lo hizo the speed with which he did it confundir la velocidad con el tocino [fam & hum] to mix up o confuse two completely different things
- 2 [Auto] [Mec] (marcha, cambio) gear el modelo de cinco velocidades the five-gear model, the model with a five-speed gearbox cambiar de velocidad to change gear en primera velocidad in first gear, in first
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Venezuela, pasapalo is small portions of food that are usually served with drinks at parties, bars, and social get-togethers.