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turn of speed

Definition of turn of speed

British

  1. :  an increase in speed or progress <The horse gave an impressive turn of speed.>



Word by Word Definitions

turnplay
  1. :  to cause to move around an axis or a center :  make rotate or revolve

    :  to cause to move around so as to effect a desired end (as of locking, opening, or shutting)

    :  to affect or alter the functioning of (as a mechanical device) or the level of (as sound) by such movement

  1. :  the action or an act of turning about a center or axis :  revolution, rotation

    :  any of various rotating or pivoting movements in dancing or gymnastics

    :  the action or an act of giving or taking a different direction :  change of course or posture : as

speedplay
  1. :  prosperity in an undertaking :  success

    :  the act or state of moving swiftly :  swiftness

    :  rate of motion: as

  1. :  to prosper in an undertaking

    :  get along, fare

    :  to make haste


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