noun, plural speedos. Informal.
noun (pl) speedos
an informal name for speedometer (Austral) odometer
a type of men’s swimsuit, esp. tight-fitting and short
- Speed of light
speed of light definition The distance light can travel in a unit of time through a given substance. Light travels through a vacuum at about 186,000 miles, or 300,000 kilometers, per second. (See E = mc2, electromagnetic waves, relativity, and twin paradox.) Note: A light year, or the distance light can travel in a year, […]
noun 1. an instrument on an automobile or other vehicle for indicating the rate of travel in miles or kilometers per hour. noun 1. a device fitted to a vehicle to measure and display the speed of travel See also mileometer speedometer (spĭ-dŏm’ĭ-tər) An instrument for indicating the speed of a vehicle, typically by measuring […]
- Speed ramp
noun 1. (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.