speed by

speed by

1. To move, pass, or lapse quickly. Wow, the time has really sped by—I can't believe we're nearly at the end of our trip! I tried to catch the license plate number of the car speeding by, but it was too fast.
2. To move past someone or something very quickly. Followed by a noun or pronoun of the person or thing being passed. It really startled me when the motorcycle sped by our car. I tried to get the teacher's attention, but she sped right by me.
See also: by, speed

speed by

v.
1. To pass quickly, as of a moving object or an interval of time: During vacation, the days sped by.
2. To pass someone or something quickly: The car sped by me.
See also: by, speed
References in classic literature ?
"Just so," replied Nicholl; "but in what proportion do you estimate the diminution of speed by friction?"
Studies have shown that training with speed chutes can enhance speed by 3.3% compared to those who did not used speed chutes.
In other words, they reduced the number of fatal accidents and speed by 44% and 38%, respectively [10].
Based on the above mentioned a conclusion id made that enormous capital investments required to implement geometrical parameters of arterials streets set in the existing normative documents are in fact inadequate as they provide traffic safety only for 2% of drivers who in essence are deliberate violators of traffic regulations and brutally exceed the maximum regulation speed by more than 30 km/h.
The fairing improves a cyclist's speed by lowering (air resistance, gravitational pull, wind speed) and reducing the amount of (power, drag, propulsion).
The shadow cast by the planet's giant ice rings also might affect wind speed by blocking varying amounts of sunlight at the equator.
To apply relaxation through the Flying 30's, the coach must order the sprinter to accelerate to full speed by the first cone in the 30m speed zone.
Second, you could improve speed by increasing your stride frequency or by lengthening your stride.
Alightweight carbon-fiber vertical arm on Conair's newly enhanced FXF 450 sprue picker is said to improve vertical-axis speed by 15%.