Traducción de "speed" - Diccionario Inglés-Español

speed

noun uk /spiːd/

B1 how fast something moves or happens

velocidad
He was travelling at a speed of 90 mph.
verb uk /spiːd/ (past tense and past participle sped)

to move somewhere or happen very fast

ir muy rápido
The three men jumped into a car and sped away.
be speeding

to be driving faster than you are allowed to

sobrepasar el límite de velocidad
→ Phrasal verbs speed up

(Translation of “speed” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “speed” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)