from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Operated or designed for operation at high speed: a high-speed food processor.
  • adj. Taking place at high speed: a high-speed chase.
  • adj. Having a speed of 50-500 frames per second, as movie film, to record events that occur too rapidly for usual photography.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That operates, moves or takes place at a greater than normal speed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as fast. Opposite of slow.
  • adj. performed at a high rate of speed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. operating at high speed


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