Definition of Speed limit

1. Noun. Regulation establishing the top speed permitted on a given road.

Generic synonyms: Ordinance, Regulation



Definition of Speed limit

1. Noun. The maximum speed permitted by law for vehicles on the road. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Speed limit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1905)
"The Bill as originally introduced had no speed limit in it at all, but, yielding to representations which were made in this House, Lord Balfour consented to ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"It can take no other form than that of a general speed-limit, ... At the same time it Is right to remember that, while a speed-limit Is regarded as ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"In prosecution for exceeding tbe speed limit, the admission of a ... In a prosecution for exceeding the speed limit, evidence, that after being told that he ..."

4. Safety on Roads: What's the Vision? by Oecd, Ruskin College (2002)
"Studies have also been undertaken to derive relationships between change in speed limit and change in vehicle speeds. Finch et al. (1994) compiled data from ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"France, for instance, the most serious competitor of the British manufacturer, has a general speed-limit of 18J miles an hour, reduced to 12£ miles an hour ..."

6. Essays and Essay-writing: Based on Atlantic Monthly Models by William Maddux Tanner (1918)
"AA speed limit FOR LOVE OFTEN wonder what the loving parents of our land would do in the way of lamentation if facts could be adduced in their own families ..."

7. Essays and Essay-writing by William Maddux Tanner (1917)
"A speed limit FOR LOVE I OFTEN wonder what the loving parents of our land would do in the way of lamentation if facts could be adduced in their own families ..."

8. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"The comparative speeds of these trains are still better illustrated on the speed-limit curves of Fig. 16. The general average length of run between stops ..."

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