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Definition of Speed

Speed
Speed 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.] To warn him now he is too farre sped. --Remedy of Love. 2. To experience in going; to have any condition, good or ill; to fare. --Shak. Ships heretofore in seas like fishes sped; The mightiest still upon the smallest fed. --Waller. 3. To fare well; to have success; to prosper. Save London, and send true lawyers their meed! For whoso wants money with them shall not speed! --Lydgate. I told ye then he should prevail, and speed On his bad errand. --Milton. 4. To make haste; to move with celerity. I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch of possibility. --Shak. 5. To be expedient. [Obs.] --Wyclif (2 Cor. xii. 1.)

Meaning of Speed from wikipedia

- In everyday use and in kinematics, the speed (commonly referred to as v) of an object is the magnitude of the rate of change of its position with time...
- nickname Speed, Indiana Speed, Kansas Speed, Missouri Speed, North Carolina Speed, West Virginia Speed, Victoria, Australia Speed River, Canada Speed (ride)...
- Need for Speed (NFS) is a racing video game franchise published by Electronic Arts and currently developed by Criterion Games, the developers of Burnout...
- Gary Andrew Speed, MBE (8 September 1969 – 27 November 2011) was a Welsh professional footballer and manager. Having pla**** for the Leeds United youth...
- The speed of light in vacuum, commonly denoted c, is a universal physical constant important in many areas of physics. Its exact value is defined as 299792458 metres...
- High-speed rail (HSR) is a type of rail transport that runs significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialised...
- The speed of sound is the distance travelled per unit of time by a sound wave as it propagates through an elastic medium. At 20 °C (68 °F), the speed of...
- In aviation, V-speeds are standard terms used to define airspeeds important or useful to the operation of all aircraft. These speeds are derived from...
- equal to the speed of sound. At Mach 0.65, u is 65% of the speed of sound (subsonic), and, at Mach 1.35, u is 35% faster than the speed of sound (supersonic)...
- Film speed is the measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light, determined by sensitometry and measured on various numerical scales, the most...