from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The maximum or minimum speed at which a motor vehicle or motorboat may be operated on public roads or waterways.

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  • noun countable The maximum speed permitted by law for vehicles on the road.

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  • noun regulation establishing the top speed permitted on a given road


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