An example of speed is a car being driven 45 miles per hour.
An example of speed is someone cleaning a room in 10 minutes.
An example of speed is how quickly a jaguar runs.
An example of speed is a restaurant hostess putting regular customers at the top of a table waiting list.
An example of speed is driving 80 mph in a 50 mph zone.
An example of speed is a drug that increases energy, heart rate and makes it very difficult to eat or sleep.
No wind to speed the boat.
To speed the parting guest.
- Distance traveled divided by the time of travel.
- The limit of this quotient as the time of travel becomes vanishingly small; the first derivative of distance with respect to time.
- The magnitude of a velocity.
To wish someone good speed.
To speed a letter on its way.
What speed is the car in now?
Living in a large city is not my speed.
The days sped by. The months have sped along.
Speed up a car; sped up production.
A truck with five forward speeds.
He wrote the first chapter with great speed.
His pulse speeded up.
- Fully informed; conversant:.I'm not up to speed on these issues yet.
- Quickly; rapidly.
- To increase in speed; go or make go faster; accelerate.
- Working or operating at full speed, maximum efficiency, etc.
- Fully informed or having enough information.