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  Speed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Speed (symbol: v) is the rate of motion, or equivalently the rate of change of position, expressed as distance d moved per unit of time t.
Speed is a scalar quantity with dimensions distance/time; the equivalent vector quantity to speed is known as velocity.
Speed is thus the magnitude component of velocity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Speed   (487 words)

 Speed (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Speed is a 1994 film directed by Jan de Bont, starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock (her breakout role), Jeff Daniels and Dennis Hopper.
Even though she lost her license for speeding, she must, ironically, speed through the congested city to keep the bus moving.
Speed was the last movie hosted by Graham Yost's father Elwy Yost on TVO's Saturday Night at the Movies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Speed_(movie)   (2065 words)

 The Physics Classroom
Since a moving object often changes its speed during its motion, it is common to distinguish between the average speed and the instantaneous speed.
You might think of the instantaneous speed as the speed which the speedometer reads at any given instant in time and the average speed as the average of all the speedometer readings during the course of the trip.
Speed, a scalar quantity, is the distance (a scalar quantity) per time ratio.
www.physicsclassroom.com /Class/1DKin/U1L1d.html   (1187 words)

 The A-Z of Drugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Speed was once the main ingredient in diet pills because it stops people feeling hungry.
Speed can lead to anxiety, depression, irritability and aggression as well as mental illness such as psychosis and paranoid feelings.
Speed is a Class B drug - illegal to have, give away or sell.
www.talktofrank.com /azofdrugs/S/Speed.aspx   (564 words)

Because the automobile moved at a speed faster than people were accustomed to move, it was assumed that speed was the major aspect to be curbed.
The photo-radar speed enforcement system is designed to slow the speed of traffic and subsequently reduce the number of collisions (Osburn 106).
The cosine effect is used to determine the actual speed of a vehicle given the indicated speed and the angle of the beam.
www.photocop.com /speed.htm   (4172 words)

 Drug Info
Speed (amphetamine or methamphetamine) is a stimulant drug.
Injecting is the riskiest method of using speed.
Speed users are at higher HIV and hepatitis risk through unsafe sex and needle sharing.
www.dancesafe.org /documents/druginfo/speed.php   (295 words)

 Speed Queen commercial and home laundry equipment - coin operated laundromat washers, clothes dryers, extractors and ...
Speed Queen's consumer line of washing machines are built with the same no-nonsense design and performance-based construction that is found in all our commercial laundry equipment.
Speed Queen offers two front loading washers, one with rear control and one with front control.
All of Speed Queen's clothes dryers, front load washers and the stack washer dryer units are ENERGY STAR® qualified meaning that they are designed to use less energy, help you save money on utility bills and help protect the environment.
www.speedqueen.com   (358 words)

 Speed Training
Speed is the quickness of movement of a limb, whether this is the legs of a runner or the arm of the shot putter.
This speed component of anaerobic metabolism lasts for approximately six seconds and should be trained when no muscle fatigue is present (usually after 24 to 36 hours of rest)
Speed training is performed by using high velocity for brief intervals.
www.brianmac.demon.co.uk /speed.htm   (1467 words)

 Orbital Speed Characterization @ Encyclopedia.LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Encyclopedia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The orbital speed of a body, generally a planet, a natural satellite, an artificial satellite, or a multiple star, is the speed at which it orbits around the barycenter of a system, usually around a more massive body.
It can be used to refer to either the mean orbital speed, the average speed as it completes an orbit, or instantaneous orbital speed, the speed at a particular point in its orbit.
This is still a simplified version; it doesn't allow for elliptical orbits, but it does at least allow for bodies of similar masses.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Orbital_speed   (439 words)

 ADSLguide: Broadband Speed Test
In order for our speed test to work, please ensure than TCP port 8095 is not blocked on your computer or firewall.
Other factors may affect the reported speed including ISP network congestion and shared users/programs on your connection.
Any results generated are not a guarantee of your true connection speed.
www.adslguide.org.uk /tools/speedtest.asp   (333 words)

 Speed and Velocity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
So an airplane moving towards the west with a speed of 300 mi/hr has a velocity of 300 mi/hr, west.
Since the task of averaging speedometer readings would be quite complicated (and maybe even dangerous), the average speed is more commonly calculated as the distance/time ratio.
Speed, being a scalar quantity, is the distance (a scalar quantity) per time ratio.
www.glenbrook.k12.il.us /gbssci/phys/Class/1DKin/U1L1d.html   (1262 words)

 Technorati Tag: speed
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www.technorati.com /tag/speed   (560 words)

 SPEED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To become a speed reader one must discard this habit (or at least reduce it) and adopt the eye-and-mind method.
To practice this skill most speed readers actually draw lines down pages of a book until they have mastered the skill with an invisible line.
If you are not a speedy reader, maybe you'll only set the US average reading speed as your goal: one page a minute (250 words/min.).
www.indwes.edu /tuesday/speed.htm   (2557 words)

 Speed Download | The Ultimate Mac OS X download manager
Speed Download 4 is designed with high performance and ease of use in mind.
Speed Download 4 is hands down the fastest, and most complete download manager for Mac OS X no matter what browser you use!
Turn Speed Download 4 ON and OFF in real time with Safari: Although Speed Download 4 is fully optimized for all popular Mac OS X Internet browsers, this specific feature set allows even more seamless integration with the Safari browser.
www.yazsoft.com   (2021 words)

 Speed Metal and "Thrash Metal" Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While speed metal is not a focus of this site, we hail to the ancestors who brought structuralism and strumming technique to underground metal.
The forces that created speed metal were like the 1980s themselves: suffocating, immobilizing, neurotic, and paranoid.
In the collision of extreme hardcore and the NWOBHM riffmasters, speed metal was spawned and with it the rising death/fl metal family of techniques.
www.anus.com /metal/about/speedmetal.html   (93 words)

In years past, Dimmit was a competitor in other events such as B speed, but chose to concentrate on his beloved jets in recent years.
The nature of speed has made it evolve to what it is. Lots of clever people have spent lots of time and effort to get it this far.
Speed, it is not easy, not for kids, not for those who won't work at it.
www.angelfire.com /fl/yspeed   (19577 words)

 I - S p e e d U S A
I-Speed USA is known in the Subaru world for programming the most powerful, reliably street driven and race proven engine control units.
It is no wonder that a combined 20 years of programming experience has earned I-Speed USA as the leader in programming OEM (stock) and professional (MoTeC) engine management systems.
At I-Speed USA we will always work to ensure the customer is not just satisfied but pleased to have done business with us.
www.i-speed.us /home   (118 words)

 :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: Speed (xhtml)
This situation in itself might make the heart of a thriller, but it's only a curtain-raiser for "Speed," which turns into a battle of the wills between Reeves and the madman.
Films like "Speed" belong to the genre I call Bruised Forearm Movies, because you're always grabbing the arm of the person sitting next to you.
Done as well as "Speed," they generate a kind of manic exhilaration.
rogerebert.suntimes.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19940610/REVIEWS/406100302/1023   (676 words)

 Speed Training, Endurance, Exercise Equipment, Agility Ladder, Balls
Plyometrics is used for the lower body, upper body, and core to enhance speed of movement in many specific skills.
Speed training drills and exercises focus on improving acceleration and pure speed.
BASKETBALL SPEED is the only speed program that can be used to teach the beginning player the fundamentals of basketball speed, and the seasoned veteran how to take their game to an even higher level.
www.sportsspeedetc.com   (724 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Speed: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The tension is expertly crafted, the film adjusts its pace at the all right times and the character development and attention to detail make the film rounded enough to avoid the trap of it becoming a formulaic action or disaster movie.
SPEED parlays it's crakerjack premise into a satisfying but instantly forgettable rollercoaster ride of explosions, car crashes, and awesome hardware.
SPEED lives up to it's title, delivering carefully crafted action/adventure thrills without breaking out of the genre rut.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004D0C1   (814 words)

 SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer
At the lowest level, SpeedFan is an hardware monitor software that can access digital temperature sensors, but its main feature is that it can change fan speeds (depending on the capabilities of your sensor chip and your hardware) according to the temperatures inside your pc, thus reducing noise.
When choosing parameters for the minimum and maximum fan speed, try to set them by hand (disable all the VARIATE FANs checkboxes) and listen to the noise.
When you have properly identified which temperature sensor is which, try to lower the speed of each fan and look at reported speed and temperatures.
www.almico.com /speedfan.php   (1075 words)

 Speed101 - Explore Concepts of Speed
Speed is a measure of movement - a basic attribute of life.
Speed is part of every facet of our lives.
The European top speed record was set by Olympian Jason Queally in the Blueyonder Challenge bike for arguably the third most impressive world performance ever (holding nearly 65-MPH for an entire mile at 4600 feet altitude).
www.speed101.com   (10704 words)

 SpeedDater - Speed Dating London and UK, Online Dating speeddating & singles holidays
We run speed dating, online dating, singles parties, activity days and singles holidays.
Speed dating is the dating craze that is fast, fun and safe.
Speeddating, sometimes spelt Speedating, speed datig, speeed dating, speed datint, speed ating) is a great way to meet and date lots of professional singles in one night.
www.speeddater.co.uk   (271 words)

 Speed [PGP-13]
Since the train is racing toward the end of the line he pushes the speed control to maximum, after deciding it's better to speed it up and jump the track rather than pile into a barrier at the end.
To create the special effect a modified bus was driven at high speed off the end of an elevated ramp and then allowed to smash into the ground leaving the bus undrivable.
There are, however, two problems: 1) the conditions have to be nearly perfect or the bus gets wrecked and the passengers injured or worst case: killed, 2) cars could go airborne driving over a completed highway bridge built to these specifications and so it's not likely to ever find such a bridge.
www.intuitor.com /moviephysics/speed1.html   (1296 words)

 Art of Speed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Vivian and Jesse of Tronic Studio, who contributed It Was a Long Time Ago, Tomorrow to the Art of Speed, have finished a redesign of their website, TronicStudio.com.
The short is set to the "pulsating French electronica of Black Strobe" and although I haven't seen it, I can tell you that it's "a circular narrative of brewing crime masterly set in a stylish metro," although I'm not sure that description really helps matters.
For Art of Speed, Nike commissioned 15 talented young filmmakers to interpret the idea of speed.
www.gawker.com /artofspeed   (584 words)

 Numion - YourSpeed and SiteSpeed
Also included is a glossary of technical terms in relation to speed and throughput.
It's fast, easy to execute, and it probably provides a better sense of what your real-world surfing data-transfer rates are than any test I've tried.
I have used all of the various speed tests out there - from cnet to pcpitstop to bandwidthplace to dslreports - and yours is simply the best.
www.numion.com   (218 words)

 AsiaFinest Japanese JPOP SPEED Bio and Photo Gallery
SPEED are Hiroko Shimabukuro, Eriko Imai, Takako Uehara, and Hitoe Arakaki.
The main reason given by Speed and their reps during the conference was so each member could do their own solo work.
SPEED members Hiro, Imai Eriko, Uehara Takako and HITOE have decided to regroup for a short time in order to raise money for the poor and needy children of China.
www.asiafinest.com /japanese/speed.htm   (1118 words)

 The Speed Trap Exchange
As is obvious from the traffic flow, the speed limit is grossly under-posted and universally ignored.
As fast as the pen can be applied to paper, driver after driver is issued a speeding ticket that results in exorbitant fines, points on their driver's licenses and insurance surcharges.
If only there was a way you could share your knowledge of speed traps, in exchange for the speed trap knowledge of others.
www.speedtrap.org   (169 words)

 broadband » Speed tests
Please see the FAQ section on this speed test for further information.
Please visit the Speed test result archive, to compare the results others are getting, in your area, or in your DNS domain (ISP).
The average results obtained match provider advertised speeds within a reasonable margin of error.
www.dslreports.com /stest   (346 words)

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