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Outspeed

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Outspeed To excel in speed. "Outspeed the realized miracles of steam."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outspeed To surpass in speed or velocity; outstrip.
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Usage

In literature:

The stream runneth fast, but my will shall outspeed it.
"The Home Book of Verse, Vol. 2 (of 4)" by Various
As the car drew near the Brewsters, his tenderness seemed to outspeed the electricity.
"The Portion of Labor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Long were they, and lean, and swift as the vertragus, the hound that outspeeds the hart.
"Nicanor - Teller of Tales" by C. Bryson Taylor
In a strong wind, the other would he apt to outspeed us.
"Adrift on the Pacific" by Edward S. Ellis
Fast as they worked, the men could not outspeed the devouring element.
"The Wilderness Trail" by Frank Williams
If a balloon has a propelling apparatus it may move against the wind, or it may outspeed the wind.
"The Story of Great Inventions" by Elmer Ellsworth Burns
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