ten-speed

noun

: a bicycle with 10 gear combinations

Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ten-speed was in 1971

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“Ten-speed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ten-speed. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

ten-speed

noun

ˈten-ˌspēd
: a bicycle with ten possible combinations of gears

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