noun (plural speedos) Etymology: by alteration Date: 1934 chiefly British speedometer

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  • Speedo — Tipo Sociedad Anónima Fundación  Australia (1928) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Speedo — International Ltd. Год основания 1914 Основатели Alexander MacRae Расположение …   Википедия

  • Speedo — trademark name of a brand of swimwear, 1928, originally made by McRae Hosiery Manufacturers, Australia. From SPEED (Cf. speed) …   Etymology dictionary

  • speedo — ► NOUN (pl. speedos) informal ▪ a speedometer …   English terms dictionary

  • Speedo — Infobox Company name = Speedo International Limited type = Private foundation = Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia (Start date|1914) founder = Alexander MacRae location city = Nottingham location country = England key people = area served =… …   Wikipedia

  • Speedo — Das Logo des Herstellers Speedo ist ein Schwimmartikelhersteller, dessen Geschichte bis ins Jahr 1914 zurückreicht, als das australische Unternehmen MacRae Knitting Mills versuchte, seine Produktpalette um Schwimmbekleidung zu erweitern. Daneben… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Speedo —    In 1910, the Scottish immigrant Alexander MacRae (1888 circa 1930) moved to Australia and, in 1914, opened MacRae Knitting Mills, a hosiery factory on Bondi Beach. He expanded his product line to include swimwear in 1928 and the name speedo… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Speedo — Logo de Speedo Dates clés 1914 : Création …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Speedo — noun A tight fitting bathing suit, often used for competitive swimming, especially for a female. Her Speedo needed to be very tight …   Wiktionary

  • speedo — n Speedometer. The speedo was showing 35 mph but we seemed to be going much faster. 1930s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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