Definition of 'velocity'
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This high velocity enabled a design requiring a comparatively small "reaction mass". Anti-Ice (1993)But how can they reach the required velocity without the high temperature? Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)This he subsequently flew to the verges of space in the search for escape velocity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This increase in velocity of circulation has been driven largely by the reckless growth of the financial sector. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her terminal velocity was very low. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He would also put the velocity of circulation very high, probably above the volume of currency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's like the whole relationship process now has the terminal velocity of an ostrich on acid. The Sun (2011)No problem: just stay below escape velocity. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)Capital velocity is a measure of how much capital is being invested in proportion to the size of the company's asset base. Times, Sunday Times (2015)V is the velocity of circulation, the speed money flows around the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You get good at making them by doing it over and over, and so they need to serve at a higher velocity than here. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The governor of the Bank of England used to talk of the economy needing escape velocity before policy is tightened. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By contrast, Keynesian economists argue that the velocity of circulation is unstable and changes rapidly and may offset changes in the money stock. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)
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Translations for 'velocity'
British English: velocity NOUN
Velocity is the speed at which something moves in a particular direction.
...the velocity of light.
Definition of velocity from the Collins English Dictionary
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