Speed meaning

Speed definition

1. The average rate at which an object is travelling. Measured as a relationship of distance per time -- e.g., meters per second (m/s), kilometers per hour (kph), feet per second (ft/sec.), miles per hour (mph), or revolutions per minute (rpm).
2. The number of gears in a transmission . See three-speed transmission , four-speed transmission , five-speed transmission .

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