Definitions of speed:
  • noun:   changing location rapidly
  • noun:   a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    Example: "The project advanced with gratifying speed"
  • noun:   distance travelled per unit time
  • noun:   a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
  • noun:   the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system
  • verb:   travel at an excessive or illegal velocity
    Example: "I got a ticket for speeding"
  • verb:   move very fast
    Example: "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
  • verb:   cause to move faster
  • verb:   move faster
  • verb:   step on it
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4015)

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