(Brit) a raised band across a road, designed to make motorists reduce their speed, esp in built-up areas
verb (used with or without object), speed-read [speed-red] /ˈspidˌrɛd/ (Show IPA), speed-reading [speed-ree-ding] /ˈspidˌri dɪŋ/ (Show IPA) 1. to read faster than normal, especially by acquired techniques of skimming and controlled eye movements.
noun, Automotive Informal. 1. a garage that specializes in fitting cars, especially hot rods, with custom-made mechanical equipment for racing.
noun 1. racing skate.
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