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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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There's a simple relationship between film speed and grain.
Today, we all must decide if we want our pictures for the photo album or the photo file on the computer, as well as determining such previously mundane things as the right film speed and type and where to get the pictures developed.
When manually controlling your camera, you can play with film speed and apertures to create interesting effects.
Film speed is also important because it's how the camera decides what exposure is right for a given condition.
Breakthroughs in emulsion design undertaken by Kodak led to the development of the Vision line of film which shattered what was considered an unbreakable speed/sharpness/grain paradigm, resulting in films that raised the bar in sharpness and grain structure without compromising film speed or altering contrast and colour rendition.
The factors examined included film speed, optical density, horizontal angulation, and kilovoltage.
On the film side, the two rivals have been joined by another major brand, Polaroid's OneFilm, a 35mm film with a 200 film speed.
5) Use the highest possible shutter speed (at least 1/500th of a second) and the slowest possible film speed for the lighting conditions (100 ASA or less if possible).
By synchronizing the film speed and the subject speed, they produce unrivaled accuracy in velocity measurements of transient events, especially luminous objects in linear motion.
and their new film Speed Racer," said Sam Howe, Chief Marketing Officer for Time Warner Cable.
FILM SPEED Channel 5, 9pm An LAPD cop discovers a psychopathic criminal has planted a bomb on a crowded bus, primed to go off if the vehicle drops below 50mph.
Short film Speed Dating is shot from inside a car full of teenage lads who draw alongside a car carrying three pretty young girls.