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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
References in classic literature ?
It is nothing less than the high-speed tool of civilization, gearing up the whole mechanism to more effective social service.
He was quite willing to satisfy our curiosity, and in a few minutes we learned that the Streak had come in after dark from San Francisco; that this was what might be called the trial trip; and that she was the property of Silas Tate, a young mining millionaire of California, whose fad was high-speed yachts.
Three teams were selected Monday by the High-Speed Rail Authority Board to complete the environmental analyses and preliminary engineering for high-speed train regional lines from Sacramento to Fresno; Fresno to Palmdale; and Los Angeles to San Diego.
It has been seven years since Werner & Pfleiderer, now Coperion W&P, launched the first high-speed, high-torque twin-screw compounder at the K '95 show in Germany.
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But these conditions can be prevented with the implementation of improved high-speed transceiver design standards (See Fig).
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Preliminary findings of an economic growth study show that a high-speed train system planned through Santa Clarita and possibly the Antelope Valley would be more economically efficient at handling California's projected population growth than other plans.
At its monthly meeting today, the High-Speed Rail Authority Board approved the selection of three environmental/engineering teams that will lead and complete the environmental analyses and preliminary engineering for high-speed train regional lines from Sacramento to Fresno; Fresno to Palmdale; and Los Angeles to San Diego.
A high-speed train system will create 450,000 new jobs - more than twice the amount projected under the option of expanding freeways and airports, the report claims.