a (rate of movement) calculated by dividing the distance travelled by the time taken
quickness of movement or action
move along, go quickly; increase the speed of
go or drive too fast; break the speed
"the project advanced with gratifying speed"
"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
"The cars raced down the street"
"The car accelerated"
"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
"I got a ticket for speeding"
"He accelerated the car"
The king wished us good speed.
For boldest men Speed ever best.
出自： W. Cowper
He caught a glimpse of the driver's face as the car sped by.
After the train pulled out of the station, the woman turned her attention to the landscape speeding by.
The jeep speeded up and soon overtook the truck.
The rise in the cost of living has been speeding up in recent years.
生活费用的上涨速度近年来一直在加快。 speed sth ⇔ up
Can you speed things up at all?
The railway station has speeded up the train service.
Modernization is the key to speed up our agricultural development.
If you speed up your work, we can finish before it is dark.
The work was speeded up.
误 The two runners are running with the same speed.
正 The two runners are running at the same speed.
析 at...speed表示“以…速度前进”; with...speed则表示“有…速度”。
误 Tom was driving his sports car at the unbelievable high speed.
正 Tom was driving his sports car at an unbelievable high speed.
析 speed往往用于at a low speed或at a high speed的形式,表示“低速”或“高速”,这里的不定冠词a不能改为定冠词the。
误 The motorcar turned the corner at a full speed.
正 The motorcar turned the corner at full speed.
析 at full〔top〕 speed作“以全速”解时, full和top前没有冠词。
误 The driver was fined for over-speeding.
正 The driver was fined for speeding.