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n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

See: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, help, organize, precipitate, promote, race
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Either way, it's the relative speed of light and gravity that matters, insofar as the horizon problem is concerned.
Since the current, they say, travels at the speed of light, in time [DELTA]t = [DELTA]x/c they obtain a passage of charge [DELTA]Q along the top conductor, given by,
Zhang and his colleagues, writing in Physical Review Letters, reported that the single photon's speed was the same as the speed of light measured everywhere else in the universe.
the method of Kenneth Evenson (1972), using a kind of interferometer based on helium-neon laser with stabilized frequency; the speed of light was estimated at c = 299792.
Now local authorities have decided to take down the Speed Of Light - because they cannot stop the vandals.
How it works: Altering the refractive index of a photonic crystal waveguide alters the speed of light through the chip.
The controversial finding is turning up the heat on an already simmering debate, especially since it is based on reanalysis of old data that has long been used to argue for exactly the opposite: the constancy of the speed of light and other constants.
Although the technology to conduct remote meetings exists, and has for some time, it is still relatively immature and thus unlikely to have a major impact in the near term, according to Sustainability at the Speed of Light.
The large delay in sharing files over long distances is actually caused by the speed of light coupled with the synchronous nature of the protocols.
And yet I still might prefer the relatively contained proportions of even the twelve-foot-long diptychs Full House--Speed of Light and Voyager--Speed of Light, both 2001, to the vastness of The St owaway Peers Out at the Speed of Light, 2000, the forty-six-foot-long work that dominates this show.
In the modern architecture of global telecommunications, both voice and data are first converted into pulses of light before transmitted over fiber-optic cables at the speed of light.
1) 55 miles per hour on the open highway 2) The speed of light (186,281 miles per second) 3) Warp speed