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Spanish translation of “speed”

speed

noun /spiːd/
rate of moving
velocidad
a slow speed The car was travelling at high speed.
quickness of moving
rapidez
speed of movement.
speeding noun driving at (an illegally) high speed
exceso de velocidad
He was fined for speeding.
speedy adjective (comparative speedier, superlative speediest) done, carried out etc quickly
rápido
a speedy answer.
speedily adverb
rápidamente
The problem was dealt with speedily.
speediness noun
rapidez
speedboat noun a small boat with a powerful engine that can travel very fast.
Lancha Motora
speed bump noun a raised part across the road to make drivers slow down.
badén
speed limit noun the fastest speed at which you’re legally allowed to drive on a particular piece of road
Limite de Velocidad
a 40 mph speed limit The police stopped him for breaking the speed limit.
speed trap noun a device used by the police to catch drivers exceeding the speed limit.
control de velocidad
speedometer /spiːˈdomitə/ noun an instrument on a car etc showing how fast one is travelling.
velocímetro
speed up phrasal verb (past tense, past participle speeded) to increase speed
acelerar
The car speeded up as it left the town.
to quicken the rate of
acelerar
We are trying to speed up production.
(Definition of speed from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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