speediness


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speed·y

 (spē′dē)
adj. speed·i·er, speed·i·est
1. Characterized by rapid motion; swift.
2. Accomplished or arrived at without delay; prompt. See Synonyms at fast1.

speed′i·ly adv.
speed′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.speediness - a rate that is rapid
pace, rate - the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
fleetness - rapidity of movement; "fleetness of foot"
immediateness, instancy, instantaneousness, immediacy - the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of their response"; "the instancy of modern communication"
expeditiousness, despatch, dispatch, expedition - the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch"
promptitude, promptness - the characteristic of doing things without delay

speediness

noun
Translations
سُرْعَه، إسْتِعْجال
rychlost
hurtighed
snerpa; hraîi
hızlılıksürat

speediness

[ˈspiːdɪnɪs] N (= speed) → velocidad f, rapidez f; (= promptness) → prontitud f

speediness

speed

(spiːd) noun
1. rate of moving. a slow speed; The car was travelling at high speed.
2. quickness of moving.
verb
1. (past tense, past participles sped (sped) ˈspeeded) to (cause to) move or progress quickly; to hurry. The car sped/speeded along the motorway.
2. (past tense, past participle ˈspeeded) to drive very fast in a car etc, faster than is allowed by law. The policeman said that I had been speeding.
ˈspeeding noun
driving at (an illegally) high speed. He was fined for speeding.
ˈspeedy adjective
done, carried out etc quickly. a speedy answer.
ˈspeedily adverb
ˈspeediness noun
ˈspeed bump noun
a raised part across the road to make drivers slow down.
ˈspeed trap noun
a device used by the police to catch drivers exceeding the speed limit.
speedometer (spiːˈdomitə) noun
an instrument on a car etc showing how fast one is travelling.
speed uppast tense, past participle ˈspeeded
1. to increase speed. The car speeded up as it left the town.
2. to quicken the rate of. We are trying to speed up production.
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