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  • 1 Speed — bezeichnet: die Droge Amphetamin Speed (Kartenspiel), ein Kartenspiel Speed, einen Schokoriegel der Aldi Süd Kette; siehe Twix#Nachahmungen Speedklettern in Kurzform Speed – The Ride, eine Achterbahn im Nascar Café Speed: No Limits, eine… …

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  • 2 speed — n 1 *haste, hurry, expedition, dispatch Analogous words: *celerity, legerity, alacrity: fleetness, rapidity, swiftness, quickness (see corresponding adjectives at FAST): velocity, pace, headway (see SPEED) 2 Speed, velocity, momentum, impetus,… …

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  • 3 Speed — Speed, n. [AS. sp?d success, swiftness, from sp?wan to succeed; akin to D. spoedd, OHG. spuot success, spuot to succees, Skr. sph[=a] to increase, grow fat. [root]170b.] 1. Prosperity in an undertaking; favorable issue; success. For common speed …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 speed — [spēd] n. [ME sped < OE spæd, wealth, power, success, akin to spowan, to prosper, succeed < IE base * spēi , to flourish, expand > SPACE, SPARE] 1. the act or state of moving rapidly; swiftness; quick motion 2. a) the rate of movement or …

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  • 5 Speed — Speed, v. t. 1. To cause to be successful, or to prosper; hence, to aid; to favor. Fortune speed us! Shak. [1913 Webster] With rising gales that speed their happy flight. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to make haste; to dispatch with… …

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  • 6 speed — [ spid ] n. m. et adj. • 1968; mot angl., proprt « vitesse » ♦ Anglic. fam. 1 ♦ Amphétamine, L. S. D. Prendre du speed. 2 ♦ Adj. Qui a pris des amphétamines. ♢ Très agité, excité. Elle est speed, la directrice ! speed [spid] n. m. et adj. ÉTYM.… …

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  • 7 Speed — 〈[ spi:d]〉 I 〈m. 6; Sp.〉 1. Geschwindigkeit 2. Geschwindigkeitssteigerung II 〈n. 15; Drogenszene〉 Aufputschmittel, z. B. Amphetamin [engl.] * * * …

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  • 8 speed — ► NOUN 1) the rate at which someone or something moves or operates. 2) rapidity of movement or action. 3) each of the possible gear ratios of a bicycle. 4) the light gathering power or f number of a camera lens. 5) the duration of a photographic… …

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  • 9 Speed — Speed, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 70 Housing Units (2000): 60 Land area (2000): 0.283009 sq. miles (0.732990 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.283009 sq. miles (0.732990 sq …

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  • 10 Speed — (sp[=e]d), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sped} (sp[e^]d), {Speeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speeding}.] [AS. sp[=e]dan, fr. sp[=e]d, n.; akin to D. spoeden, G. sich sputen. See {Speed}, n.] 1. To go; to fare. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To warn him now he is too… …

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  • 11 speed|up — speed up or speed|up «SPEED UHP», noun. an increase in speed, as in some process or work: »Among the urgent areas for study, the report included…speed up of boarding and deplaning procedures (Science News Letter) …

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  • 12 speed|y — «SPEE dee», adjective, speed|i|er, speed|i|est. 1. moving, going, or acting with speed; swift: »speedy workers. Most of them [ponies] are small, wiry beasts, not very speedy (Theodo …

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  • 13 speed up — {v.} To go faster than before; also, to make go faster. * /The car speeded up when it reached the country./ * /Push in the throttle to speed up the engine./ Compare: PICK UP(12). Contrast: SLOW DOWN …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 speed up — {v.} To go faster than before; also, to make go faster. * /The car speeded up when it reached the country./ * /Push in the throttle to speed up the engine./ Compare: PICK UP(12). Contrast: SLOW DOWN …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15 speed-up — /speed up /, n. 1. an increasing of speed. 2. an imposed increase in the rate of production of a worker without a corresponding increase in the rate of pay. [1920 25; n. use of v. phrase speed up] * * * …

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  • 16 Speed, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 44 Housing Units (2000): 27 Land area (2000): 0.146076 sq. miles (0.378335 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.146076 sq. miles (0.378335 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 17 Speed, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 70 Housing Units (2000): 60 Land area (2000): 0.283009 sq. miles (0.732990 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.283009 sq. miles (0.732990 sq. km) FIPS …

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  • 18 speed — (izg. spȋd) m DEFINICIJA farm. žarg. amfetaminska, stimulativna droga brza djelovanja [uzimati speed] ETIMOLOGIJA engl. speed …

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  • 19 speed-up — /speed up /, n. 1. an increasing of speed. 2. an imposed increase in the rate of production of a worker without a corresponding increase in the rate of pay. [1920 25; n. use of v. phrase speed up] …

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  • 20 speed-di|al — «SPEED DY uhl», noun a function on a push button telephone that calls numbers that have been programmed in; automatic calling. –v.. speed dial …

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