Full speed ahead - If people do something with all their enthusiasm and energy, they go full speed ahead.
More haste, less speed - The faster you try to do something, the more likely you are to make mistakes that make you take longer than it would had you planned it.
Up to speed - If you bring someone up to speed, you update them on something.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. spd, success, swiftness, from spwan, to succeed; akin to D. spoed,d, OHG. spuot, success, spuot, to succees, Skr. sphā, to increase, grow fat. √170b.
I glanced at the indicator, watching the hand drop slowly to atmospheric speed.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
Speed was not sacrificed to weight, for they were given a speed of 18.5 knots, developed by engines of 18,000 horsepower.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
Now the crowd gave back as Kress speeded up his motor, indicating that he would soon take off.
"Lords of the Stratosphere" by Arthur J. Burks
Speed's on edge over the big game next Saturday against Hamilton!
"Interference and Other Football Stories" by Harold M. Sherman
As soon as the ether was reached, the speed would be increased to ten or twelve thousand.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930" by Various
With a burst of speed Stan went up and over.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
The leader, in easy tones, urged his men to greater speed.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
As the horses speeded up these assistants released their hold.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
The speed of the Goshawk snatched him faithfully from the jaws of the Slavs.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
She was trying to make the best possible speed.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
But he did not listen.
Heeding but his will,
At full speed he bounded
Up the wooded hill;
"Fairy Tale" by Boris Pasternak
Towards the Atlantic sea there
I should speed, they'd be there
Surely now as then?…
"St Launce's Revisited" by Thomas Hardy
Swiftly speeds the dart of sorrow,
Swiftly Joy's rich buds decay,
Tho' blushing now ,--yet on the morrow,
All their brightness fades away.
"The Lover's Departure" by Laura Sophia Temple
Those deeds can never die, though they
To the cold grave have passed away;
But speed to heav'n and welcoming wait
The spirit at the eternal gate.
"Their Works shall follow Them" by John Bowring
And blazing stars will burst upon him there,
Dumb in the midnight of his hope and pain,
Speeding no answer back to his last prayer,
And, if akin to him, akin in vain.
"The Future" by John Gould Fletcher
A symbol which men in their madness heed;
Symbol of Love to which their hope doth speed
Upon the wings of prayer; as there they die
The crucifix their end doth glorify.
"The Miracle of the Cross" by John William Streets
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Jake Speed & the Freddies (Photo: www.freddiesmusic.com).
Cons Although fast enough so speed isn't an issue, it's a little slow for the price and rated engine speed.
Lackluster tested speed for its rated speed.
The Maryland SafeZones automated speed enforcement program started in July 2010, with speed cameras are located in long-term work zones.
It recently came to PCMag's attention that AT&T may be capping upload speeds on many devices—to speeds far lower than its network can support.
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Readers sent in a host of images that took advantage of high-speed settings on their digital cameras and on high-speed film.
InterMotive's new two-speed road speed limiter — part of its Speed Sentinel product line — allows two different maximum speeds to be programmed for a vehicle using one module.
It can be shown that it has still a zero speed but a non zero angular speed, so that asymptotically it has in ﬁnite winding number around the origin.
Random walks on randomly oriented lattices
In Section 2 we apply these results to show that the speed vγ can be larger than the speed of the stationary walk under the mean environment.
Ballistic random walks in random environment at low disorder
The isolated formation mode of OB associations is important when the turbulent speed of the ISM is larger than the expansion speed of the HII region (Nomura & Kamaya 2001).
Velocity Dispersion of Dissolving OB Associations Affected by External Pressure of Formation Environment
Figure 1a plots the adopted zero-order “background ” plasma state (magnetic ﬁeld strength, wind speed, and Alfv ´en speed) on which the wave perturbations were placed.
Coronal Heating versus Solar Wind Acceleration
The speeds of the two principles in (1.14) and (1.15) are then both equal to the speed βn (tn ) in (1.8).
Deviations of a random walk in a random scenery with stretched exponential tails