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speed up

1. To increase in speed; to move or function at a faster or higher rate. Be sure to speed up when you're overtaking a vehicle on the road. The automated process began speeding up once I shut down all the other ancillary systems.
2. To cause someone or something to increase in speed or rate of activity. A noun or pronoun can be used between "speed" and "up." You want an activity that will gradually speed your heartrate up. We are speeding up production now that we know there is such strong demand from consumers.
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speed someone or something up

to cause someone or something to move faster. We tried to speed him up, but he is just a very slow person. We sped up the process, but it still took too long.
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speed up

to go faster. Please speed up. We are late.
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speed up

Accelerate, expedite, increase the rate, as in The car speeded up as it went downhill, or It's difficult to speed up production without new equipment. [Late 1800s]
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speed up

v.
1. To increase the speed or rate of something; accelerate something: The company sped up production in order to meet the demand for their product. The conveyor belt is moving too slowly—can you speed it up?
2. To move, work, or happen at a faster rate; accelerate: As he hiked uphill, his pulse sped up.
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As we look forward in the near term, recent specialty can manufacturing line speed ups across our existing global plant network will allow us to keep pace with our customers' needs for infinitely recyclable aluminum packaging," said John Hayes, chairman, president and CEO.
The complete acquistion of Gallus Holding AG speed ups the development and usage of digital products from Heidelberg in the growing labels sector.
The purchase of Alico Pakistan speed ups IGI's growth strategy and marks IGI's entry into life-insurance and employee benefits business.
GE Aviation is teaming up with the Airports Authority of India (I) by providing technical support and speed ups the deployment of required navigation performance (RNP) flight paths throughout India.
The DSD speed ups the data transfers throughout the AF DCGS network and provides storage, dissemination, processing, and retrieval capabilities to the net-centric AF DCGS enterprise.
As wellas allowing analysts to cooperate on the fly via an intuitive user interface which speed ups comprehension of complex information through advanced data visualisation techniques, the programme will also cost-effectively streamline delivery of tailored capabilities, to address emerging mission requirements in any operation.