Definition of 'speed'
Example sentences containing 'speed'
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This process has speeded up dramatically due to the high price of fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Surely staff not needed elsewhere could be moved to speed this project up. The Sun (2009)You have to have a huge amount of respect for it because the speeds are so high. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They measure average speed between two points. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The "windows of opportunity" that exist can close with surprising speed. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)You can paint faster than the speed of light. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their exit from the currency may be as fast as the speed at which they entered. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will have to get up to speed quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This trick will subconsciously increase your speed and power. The Sun (2012)The researchers also found that speed cameras also had only a limited impact on speeding. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The doors now creak at low speeds over bumpy roads. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Do such vehicles have speed cameras and can the officers give out speeding fines? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Prior reckons that he got too bulky last winter and that it affected his speed of movement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The elephant was trundling along at full speed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The system would be enforced by speed cameras mounted along the managed sections of motorway. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The only thing we have to change is the speed of our passing for the forwards. The Sun (2009)Was it the fact that large portions of this walk were uphill and conducted at great speed? Times, Sunday Times (2010)They would realise there are police cars speeding through the traffic. The Sun (2015)We watched more bulls being driven at speed past coffee and hot dog stalls. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They can come and go faster than the speed of your shutter button. The Sun (2015)It moved at four times the speed of jet aircraft from the time. The Sun (2013)Speed and position must be very quickly corrected. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)The first was that speed was essential. Truman (1986)This deal can only speed up the process and frank the values already paid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perhaps he went for his speed and energy as it can't be for his subtlety. The Sun (2009)
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