low-speed

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low-speed (comparative more low-speed, superlative most low-speed)

  1. That operates, moves or takes place at less than normal speed.
    • 1961 February, “Talking of Trains: Collision at Newcastle”, in Trains Illustrated, pages 75-76:
      The difficulties of focussing colour-light signals on curved tracks to ensure maximum sighting distance were underlined in the recent official report [...] on a low-speed collision at Newcastle Central on July 25, 1960, between an unfitted freight and a diesel-hauled passenger train.

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