a flap on an aircraft wing used to decrease speed in flight in preparation for landing.
noun 1. a rounded ridge built crosswise into the pavement of a road or driveway to force vehicles to slow down. speed
- Speed camera
noun 1. a fixed camera that photographs vehicles breaking the speed limit on a certain stretch of road noun a photographic device set up on a roadside which photographs or videotapes speeding vehicles Usage Note British
language A pseudocode interpreter for mathematics on IBM 701 and IBM 650 written by John Backus in 1953. [Sammet 1969, p. 130]. (2000-03-27)
- Speedcoding 3
language [Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959]. (2000-03-27)