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I've always said when I broke in I was an average player. I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat. I am still average in all of those.
Brooks Robinson

Meaning of "average speed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AVERAGE SPEED

average speed  [ˈævərɪdʒ spiːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AVERAGE SPEED

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Average speed is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AVERAGE SPEED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

average speed

Speed

In everyday use and in kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity; it is thus a scalar quantity. The average speed of an object in an interval of time is the distance travelled by the object divided by the duration of the interval; the instantaneous speed is the limit of the average speed as the duration of the time interval approaches zero. Like velocity, speed has the dimensions of a length divided by a time; the SI unit of speed is the metre per second, but the most usual unit of speed in everyday usage is the kilometre per hour or, in the US and the UK, miles per hour. For air and marine travel the knot is commonly used. The fastest possible speed at which energy or information can travel, according to special relativity, is the speed of light in a vacuum c = 299792458 metres per second. Matter cannot quite reach the speed of light, as this would require an infinite amount of energy. In relativity physics, the concept of rapidity replaces the classical idea of speed.

Definition of average speed in the English dictionary

The definition of average speed in the dictionary is a scalar measure of the rate of movement of a body expressed as the distance travelled divided by the time taken. It is measured in metres per second, miles per hour, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AVERAGE SPEED


airspeed
ˈɛəˌspiːd
anguipede
ˈæŋɡwɪˈˌpiːd
centipede
ˈsɛntɪˌpiːd
cirrhipede
ˈsɪrɪˌpiːd
cirripede
ˈsɪrɪˌpiːd
fissipede
ˈfɪsɪˌpiːd
Godspeed
ˈɡɒdˈspiːd
groundspeed
ˈɡraʊndˌspiːd
impede
ɪmˈpiːd
maxillipede
mækˈsɪlɪˌpiːd
millepede
ˈmɪlɪˌpiːd
millipede
ˈmɪlɪˌpiːd
multipede
ˈmʌltɪˌpiːd
multispeed
ˈmʌltɪˌspiːd
speed
spiːd
stampede
stæmˈpiːd
superspeed
ˈsuːpərˌspiːd
velocipede
vɪˈlɒsɪˌpiːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AVERAGE SPEED

aver
average
average adjuster
average clause
average deviation
averagely
averageness
averager
averagings
averment
Averno
Avernus
averrable
averred
averring
Averroism
Averroist
Averroistic
averruncate
averruncation

WORDS THAT END LIKE AVERAGE SPEED

at speed
base speed
cruising speed
dictation speed
equivalent air speed
film speed
group speed
high-speed
instantaneous speed
landing speed
phase speed
reading speed
shutter speed
two-speed
typing speed
up to speed
wave speed

Synonyms and antonyms of average speed in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «average speed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AVERAGE SPEED

Find out the translation of average speed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of average speed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «average speed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

平均速度
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

velocidad media
570 millions of speakers

English

average speed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

औसत गति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متوسط ​​السرعة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

средняя скорость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

velocidade média
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গড় গতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vitesse moyenne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kelajuan purata
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Durchschnittsgeschwindigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

平均速度
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

평균 속도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kacepetan rata-rata
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tốc độ trung bình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சராசரி வேகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सरासरी वेग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ortalama hız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

velocità media
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

średnia prędkość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Середня швидкість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

viteza medie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέση ταχύτητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gemiddelde spoed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

medelhastighet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjennomsnittlig hastighet
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about average speed

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QUOTES WITH «AVERAGE SPEED»

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Brooks Robinson
I've always said when I broke in I was an average player. I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat. I am still average in all of those.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AVERAGE SPEED»

Discover the use of average speed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to average speed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The World of Physics
8.1 SPEED AND VELOCITY When we describe how fast an object is moving we are describing its speed. When we say which direction it is moving in as well we are stating its velocity. Average speed As a runner completes a lap of a running ...
John Avison, 1989
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Physics: A World View
distance traveled time taken average speed distancetraveled average speed b time taken George Semple Figure 2-3 A speedometer tells you the car's instantaneous speed. H a r o l d a n d E s t h e rEdgerton Foundation ,2002 , courtesy o f P ...
Larry Kirkpatrick, Gregory Francis, 2006
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Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach (Second Edition)
In contrasting average speed with instantaneous speed we have implicitly utili2ed a distinction between interval and instant, which is vital for what follows. An average speed is one that concerns what happens over an intercal of time— 3 hours ...
Morris Kline, 2013
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New Comprehensive Mathematics for 'O' Level
What is its average speed? distance travelled 200 Average speed = : ; = — — time taken 4 = 50km/h (2) A car travels 30 km at 30 km/h and 30 km at 40 km/h. Find its average speed. Time taken to travel 30 km at 30 km/h 30 =-= Ihour Time ...
Alec Greer, 1986
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Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Volume 1, Chapters 1-22
The average speed vavg of a particle, a scalar quantity, is defined as the total distance d traveled divided by the total time interval required to travel that distance: vavg ; d Dt (2.3) Average speed The SI unit of average speed is the same as the ...
Raymond Serway, John Jewett, 2009
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Essentials of College Physics
Your average speed is 500 mi/10 h 50 mi/h. It doesn't matter ifyou spent two hours in a traffic jam traveling only 5 mi/h and another hour at a rest stop. For average speed, only the total distance traveled and total elapsed time are important.
Raymond A. Serway, Chris Vuille, 2007
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Kaplan Spotlight ACT: 25 Lessons Illuminate the Most ...
RATE PROBLEM TRAPS With rate problems, the most common mistake is made in problems total distance that involve average speed = total time when multiple speeds are involved. Let's consider an example: 8. A car traveled 50 miles/hr for  ...
Mary Wink, Laneshia Thomas, 2007
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Mathematics in Western Culture
It should be understood that we cannot obtain an instantaneous speed as we obtain an average speed, for at an instant zero distance is traversed and zero time elapses and to divide zero by zero is meaningless. A little thought about the  ...
Morris Kline, 1964
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Physics for CXC
8.1 SPEED AND VELOCITY When we describe how fast an object is moving we are describing its speed. When we say which direction it is moving in as well we are stating its velocity. Average speed As a runner completes a lap of a running ...
John Avison, 1999
10
Statistical shortrange guidance for peak wind speed ...
Before the Weibull parameters were calculated, an offset had to be applied to the peak speeds associated with each average speed. The S-PLUS function that calculated the parameters assumed that the peak speed value on the left-hand ...
Winifred C. Lambert

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AVERAGE SPEED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term average speed is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Monster Italian Track Where Porsche Tests 165-MPH Cars
This is where the VW concept car W12 Nardò drove 4,810 miles in 24 hours, putting up an average speed of 200 mph. Of course, much of the ... «Wired, Jul 15»
2
Autonomous taxis could greatly reduce greenhouse-gas emissions …
With these substantial GHG savings, ATs could enable GHG reductions even if total VMT, average speed and vehicle size increased substantially. «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
Germany's Nuerburg links cars racing with nature and history
In 1983, German driver Stefan Beloff driving a Porsche 956 set the short loop's average speed record at 201.7 kilometers (125 miles) per hour. «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
4
Mensching: Simon isn't starting swoon early; he's just not that good
Meanwhile there was only a negligible drop in the average speed of his fastball, from 95 mph to 94. Simon was a little bit worse in the second ... «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
5
M65 major roadworks start this week
... speed limit will be in place between Junctions 10 and 14 while the work is carried out and will be enforced by average speed cameras. «Pendle Today, Jul 15»
6
Give Dennis the 'Oppy' and a new nickname
It broke a long-standing average speed record and earned the BMC rider his first yellow jersey. He lost the jersey on a windy Stage 2, caught ... «The Roar, Jul 15»
7
Ask Jo Malone: A personal touch is vital to get media interest — but …
My Tour de France print, for example, shows every winner of the Tour with distance covered and average speed, using colours based on a ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
8
Research reveals shock driving habits
It tests average speed, acceleration and braking and rewards safe drivers. Dynamic Dart Advertisement · Live. from the Yorkshire Evening Post. «Yorkshire Evening Post, Jul 15»
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Harley Days arrive in Barcelona
In all, the procession of bikes, which started at the stadium on Montjuïc Avenue, traveled eight miles at an average speed of 13 miles per hour, ... «Fox News Latino, Jul 15»
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Coast-to-coast drive on NEXBTL renewable diesel nets 66.7 mpg
They used 37.6 gallons (yes, that is, admittedly, a pretty big fuel tank) of NEXBTL, clocked an average speed of 67.7 miles per hour and ... «Autoblog, Jul 15»

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