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high-speed

(hī′spēd′)
adj.
1. Operated or designed for operation at high speed: a high-speed printer.
2. Taking place at high speed: a high-speed chase.
3. Having a speed of 50-500 frames per second, as movie film, to record events that occur too rapidly for usual photography.

high-speed

adj
1. (Photography) employing or requiring a very short exposure time: high-speed film.
2. (Photography) recording or making exposures at a rate usually exceeding 50 and up to several million frames per second
3. working, moving, or operating at a high speed

high′-speed′



adj.
1. operating at, designed to operate at, or marked by high speed: a high-speed drill; high-speed car chases.
2. suitable for minimum light exposure: high-speed film.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.high-speed - operating at high speed; "a high-speed food processor"; "a high-velocity shell"
fast - acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"

high-speed

adjective fast, express, quick, rapid, swift, brisk It takes a mile and a half to stop a high-speed train.
Translations

high-speed

[ˌhaɪˈspiːd] ADJ [vehicle] → de alta velocidad; [test] → rápido
high-speed traintren m de alta velocidad

high-speed

[ˈhaɪˌspiːd] adj (film) → ultrarapido/a
high-speed train → treno rapido
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