velocity

  • 1 Velocity — Ve*loc i*ty, n.; pl. {Velocities}. [L. velocitas, from velox, ocis, swift, quick; perhaps akin to v?lare to fly (see {Volatile}): cf. F. v[ e]locit[ e].] [1913 Webster] 1. Quickness of motion; swiftness; speed; celerity; rapidity; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Velocity — (dt. Geschwindigkeit) bezeichnet bei anschlagsdynamischen elektronischen Tasteninstrumenten (z. B. Synthesizer oder Keyboards) die sogenannte Anschlagsgeschwindigkeit, d. h. diejenige Geschwindigkeit, mit der eine Taste niedergedrückt… …

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  • 3 velocity — index haste, rate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 velocity — 1550a, from L. velocitatem (nom. velocitas) swiftness, speed, from velox (gen. velocis) swift, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to vehere carry (see VEHICLE (Cf. vehicle)), or from the same root as vegetable (see VIGIL (Cf. vigil)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 velocity — *speed, momentum, impetus, pace, headway Analogous words: *celerity, legerity, alacrity: *haste, hurry, expedition, dispatch …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 velocity — [n] speed acceleration, celerity, dispatch, expedition, fleetness, gait, haste, headway, hurry, impetus, momentum, pace, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, rate, swiftness, tempo; concepts 755,792 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 velocity — ► NOUN (pl. velocities) 1) the speed of something in a given direction. 2) (in general use) speed. ORIGIN Latin velocitas, from velox swift …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 velocity — [və läs′ə tē] n. pl. velocities [Fr vélocité < L velocitas < velox: see VELOCIPEDE] 1. quickness or rapidity of motion or action; swiftness; speed 2. a) rate of change of position, in relation to time; SPEED (sense 2a) b) …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Velocity — In physics, velocity is defined as the rate of change of position. It is a vector physical quantity; both speed and direction are required to define it. In the SI (metric) system, it is measured in meters per second: (m/s) or ms 1. The scalar… …

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  • 10 velocity — 1) a vector quantity equal to the rate that position changes with time 2) velocity of a point in a vibrating system is the time rate of change of its displacement. ambient wind velocity forward velocity impact velocity lateral velocity… …

    Mechanics glossary

  • 11 Velocity XL — The Velocity XL is the eXtra Large version of the canard pusher aircraft from Velocity Aircraft. Available in 4 seat or 5 seat (the 5 version) configurations, this aircraft offers spacious, high performance long distance stylish cruising. Powered …

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  • 12 Velocity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Velocity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 velocity velocity speed celerity Sgm: N 1 swiftness swiftness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 rapidity rapidity eagle speed Sgm: N 1 expedition expedition …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 velocity — n. 1) to develop; gain; lose velocity 2) muzzle velocity 3) at a certain velocity (at the velocity of sound) * * * [vɪ lɒsɪtɪ] gain lose velocity muzzle velocity to develop at a certain velocity (at the velocity of sound) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 velocity — The number of times a dollar is spent, or turns over, in a specific period of time. Velocity affects the amount of economic activity generated by a given money supply. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * velocity ve‧lo‧ci‧ty [vˈlɒsti ǁ vˈlɑː… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 Velocity SE — The Velocity SE is the entry level canard pusher aircraft from Velocity Aircraft. The four seat, rear engine aircraft is typically powered by a Lycoming IO 320 (160 hp) or a Lycoming IO 360 (200 hp) engine. As with other canard aircraft, the… …

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  • 16 Velocity — Apache Velocity Тип Платформа программирования Разработчик Apache Software Foundation ОС Кроссплатформенное программное обеспечение Версия 1.5 Лицензия Apache 2.0 license Сайт …

    Википедия

  • 17 velocity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high ▪ low ▪ constant, uniform ▪ average, mean ▪ initial …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 velocity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle French velocité, from Latin velocitat , velocitas, from veloc , velox quick; probably akin to Latin vegēre to enliven more at wake Date: 15th century 1. a. quickness of motion ; speed < the velocity of sound > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 Velocity — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot Velocity signifie en anglais vélocité, vitesse. Il peut aussi désigner : Velocity, en informatique, un moteur de template écrit en Java et… …

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  • 20 velocity — /veuh los i tee/, n., pl. velocities. 1. rapidity of motion or operation; swiftness; speed: a high wind velocity. 2. Mech. the time rate of change of position of a body in a specified direction. 3. the rate of speed with which something happens;… …

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