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speed

(spēd),
The magnitude of velocity without regard to direction. Compare: velocity.

speed

(spēd)
n.
Slang A stimulant drug, especially amphetamine or methamphetamine.
v. sped (spĕd) or speeded, speeding, speeds
v.intr.
Slang To be under the influence of a stimulant drug.
Drug slang A regional street synonym for amphetamine, which may also refer to methamphetamine and crack cocaine
Vox populi Rapidity of movement

SPEED

Cardiology A clinical trial–Strategies for Patency Enhancement in the Emergency Department

speed

Drug slang A street synonym for amphetamine, which may also refer to methamphetamine and crack

speed

(spēd)
The magnitude of velocity without regard to direction.
Compare: velocity
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Thus electrons flow slowly in the conducting wires but the electron current in the wires is nevertheless flowing along the conductors at the speed of light.
In the core of these courses stands the understanding of the fundamental role in nature of the universal physical constant--the speed of light in vacuum.
Louth County Council spokesman Brian Harton claimed it was not possible to protect the Speed of Light from yobs.
A varying speed of light contradicts Einstein's theory of relativity, and would undermine much of traditional physics.
Writing in Sustainability at the Speed of Light, Rejeski says that ICT will enable complex data systems of a scope previously impossible.
The limitation imposed by the speed of light (plus the additional delays introduced by switching equipment) causes latency.
It was not immediately clear when Operation Amber Fox would formally begin but Mr Laity said, "The operation is being organised with the speed of light. We have created an opportunity and now everybody must seize it.
Ultimately, the choice between a Gilderian vision of unlimited abundance with no constraints other than the speed of light and span of life, and Dertouzos' impatience with our backwardness, in which we humans are the constraints, can serve as inspiration for investment and invention.
In the modern architecture of global telecommunications, both voice and data are first converted into pulses of light before transmitted over fiber-optic cables at the speed of light. Both SDL and JDS manufacturer chips that govern lasers used to boost the speed of these light pulses, and between them, control as much as 80% of the market.
1) 55 miles per hour on the open highway 2) The speed of light (186,281 miles per second) 3) Warp speed
Roemer and Bradley had both determined the speed of light by astronomical methods (see 1675 and 1728).
Satellites and fiber optics communicate information in all forms worldwide at the speed of light, an absolute physical limit.