a scalar measure of the rate of movement of a body expressed either as the distance travelled divided by the time taken (average speed) or the rate of change of position with respect to time at a particular point (instantaneous speed).
It is measured in metres per second, miles per hour, etc.a measure of the ability of a lens to pass light from an object to the image position, determined by the aperture and also the transmitting power of the lens.
a method of meeting potential partners in which each participant has only a few minutes to talk to each of his or her dates before being moved on to the next one.
At the end of the event, paticipants decide which dates they would like to see again.
It is now most popular amongst professionals in their mid 20's and 30's.
Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process of dating system whose purpose is to encourage people to meet a large number of new people.
The translations of speed dating from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «speed dating» in English.
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «speed dating» during the past 500 years.
At the end of the evening everyone marks on a card who they would like to date again and who they wouldn't.
We use the gender-neutral term “partners” to refer to people in an intimate relationship, but you might use a different word (and that’s okay)!
No matter how you define dating, it’s important to remember that abuse can occur within all kinds of intimate relationships.
That’s why it’s important to recognize the warning signs!
Whether you call it “dating” or something else, all partners should agree on a definition and the same ground rules for the relationship.