HyperDic: velocity

English > 1 sense of the word velocity:
NOUNtimevelocity, speeddistance travelled per unit time
velocity > pronunciation
Soundsvahlaa'sahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > velocity: 1 sense > noun 1, time
Meaningdistance travelled per unit time.
Synonymspeed
NarrowerairspeedThe speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying
angular velocity(physics) the rate of change of the angular position of a rotating body
escape velocityThe minimum velocity needed to escape a gravitational field
groundspeedThe speed of an aircraft relative to the ground
hypervelocityexcessive velocity
muzzle velocityThe velocity of a projectile as it leaves the muzzle of a gun / gun
peculiar velocityvelocity with respect to the local standard of rest
radial velocityvelocity along the line of sight toward or away from the observer
speed of light, light speed, cThe speed at which light travels in a vacuum
steerageway(nautical) the minimum rate of motion needed for a vessel to be maneuvered
terminal velocityThe constant maximum velocity reached by a body falling through the atmosphere under the attraction of gravity
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishvelocidad
Catalanvelocitat

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