high-speed


high-speed
'high-speed
adj [only before noun]
1.) designed to travel or operate very fast
a high-speed train
high-speed computer/network/modem etc
high-speed Internet access
2.) high-speed chase
a situation when the police drive very fast to try to catch someone in a car

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