speed limit


speed limit

noun

: the highest speed at which you are allowed to drive on a particular road

Full Definition of SPEED LIMIT

:  the maximum or minimum speed permitted by law in a given area under specified circumstances

Examples of SPEED LIMIT

  1. The speed limit here is 55 mph.
  2. She got a ticket for breaking the speed limit.

First Known Use of SPEED LIMIT

1902

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