speed limit

noun

Definition of speed limit

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

Examples of speed limit in a sentence

  1. The speed limit here is 55 mph.

  2. She got a ticket for breaking the speed limit.

1902

First Known Use of speed limit

1902


SPEED LIMIT Defined for English Language Learners

speed limit

noun

Definition of speed limit for English Language Learners

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


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