Spanish translation of “speed”
speed noun /spiːd/
› rate of moving
a slow speed The car was travelling at high speed. › quickness of moving
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
a speedy answer. speedily adverb ›
The problem was dealt with speedily. speediness noun ›
speedboat noun › a small boat with a powerful engine that can travel very fast.
speed bump noun › a raised part across the road to make drivers slow down.
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.
speedometer /spiːˈdomitə/ noun › an instrument on a car etc showing how fast one is travelling.
speed up phrasal verb (past tense, past participle speeded) › to increase speed
The car speeded up as it left the town. › to quicken the rate of
We are trying to speed up production.