or speedskating noun 1. ice skating as a form of racing, usually on an oval course and against other competitors or the clock. speed skating noun 1. a form of ice skating in which contestants race against each other or the clock over various distances
[spek-truh-skohp] /ˈspɛk trəˌskoʊp/ noun, Optics. 1. an optical device for producing and observing a spectrum of light or radiation from any source, consisting essentially of a slit through which the radiation passes, a collimating lens, and an Amici prism. spectroscope /ˈspɛktrəˌskəʊp/ noun 1. any of a number of instruments for dispersing electromagnetic radiation and thus […]
[spek-troh-rey-dee-om-i-ter] /ˌspɛk troʊˌreɪ diˈɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Optics. 1. an instrument for determining the radiant-energy distribution in a spectrum, combining the functions of a spectroscope with those of a radiometer.
noun 1. an increasing of speed. 2. an imposed increase in the rate of production of a worker without a corresponding increase in the rate of pay. noun 1. rapidity in moving, going, traveling, proceeding, or performing; swiftness; celerity: the speed of light; the speed of sound. 2. relative rapidity in moving, going, etc.; rate […]