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Translation of "speed" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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