To increase the speed of something; to make something go faster.
You shouldn't speed up your car when you go around corners.
(idiomatic, intransitive) To accelerate; to increase speed.
The car sped up as it went around the corner.
Speed-up Sentence Examples
An electric screwdriver will speed up the assembly process.
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Natural remedies are often used to speed up the healing process.
He first undertook a preliminary inquiry into the principles upon which flight depends, and established at Allegheny a huge "whirling table," the revolving arm of which could be driven by a steamengine at any circumferential speed up to 70 m.
To speed up fermentation diluted whey concentrate or yogurt ferment can be added to the cabbage.