high-speed

high′-speed′
adj.
1) operating at, designed to operate at, or marked by high speed:
a high-speed drill; high-speed car chases[/ex]
2) pht suitable for minimum light exposure:
high-speed film[/ex]
Etymology: 1870–75

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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