[ hahy-speed ]
/ ˈhaɪˈspid /


designed to operate or operating at a high speed: a high-speed drill.
Photography. suitable for minimum light exposure: high-speed film; a high-speed lens.

Origin of high-speed

First recorded in 1870–75
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adjective photog

employing or requiring a very short exposure timehigh-speed film
recording or making exposures at a rate usually exceeding 50 and up to several million frames per second
working, moving, or operating at a high speed
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