(idiomatic, intransitive) To accelerate; to increase speed.
The car sped up as it went around the corner.
To increase the speed of something; to make something go faster.
You shouldn't speed up your car when you go around corners.
Speed-up Sentence Examples
math co-processor speed up my machine?
An electric screwdriver will speed up the assembly process.
accelerant sniffer dogs to speed up and make fire investigation more efficient.
Natural remedies are often used to speed up the healing process.
The Austrian cavalry, on weak and emaciated horses, could not gallop at speed up the heavy slopes (2 1 ?), and the artillery of both Prussian wings practically broke every attempt of the infantry to form for attack.