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1. One who drives very fast.
2. A fast car.
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(Automotive Engineering) a fast car, esp a sports model
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(ˈspid stər)

a person who travels habitually at high speed.
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n (inf: = car) → Flitzer m; (= person)Raser(in) m(f) (inf)
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