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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

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- Need for Speed (NFS) is a racing game franchise published by Electronic Arts and currently developed by Criterion Games, the developers of Burnout. The...
- 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...
- High-speed rail High-speed rail (HSR) is a type of rail transport network utilizing trains that run significantly faster than those of traditional rail...
- Types of speed skating are long-track speed skating, short-track speed skating, and marathon speed skating. In the Olympic Games, long-track speed skating...
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- A speed record is a world record for speed by a person, animal, or vehicle. The function of speed record is to record the speed of moving animate objects...
- Speed bumps (also called traffic thresholds, speed breakers or sleeping policemen) are a class of traffic calming devices that use vertical deflection...