Definition of Velocity. Meaning of Velocity. Synonyms of Velocity

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Definition of Velocity

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Paracentric Par`a*cen"tric, Paracentrical Par`a*cen"tric*al, a. [Pref. para- + centric, -ical: cf. F. paracentrique.] Deviating from circularity; changing the distance from a center. Paracentric curve (Math.), a curve having the property that, when its plane is placed vertically, a body descending along it, by the force of gravity, will approach to, or recede from, a fixed point or center, by equal distances in equal times; -- called also a paracentric. Paracentric motton or velocity, the motion or velocity of a revolving body, as a planet, by which it approaches to, or recedes from, the center, without reference to its motion in space, or to its motion as reckoned in any other direction.

Meaning of Velocity from wikipedia

- The velocity of an object is the rate of change of its position with respect to a frame of reference, and is a function of time. Velocity is equivalent...
- In physics (specifically, celestial mechanics), escape velocity is the minimum speed needed for a free, non-propelled object to escape from the gravitational...
- There are two types of angular velocity: orbital angular velocity and spin angular velocity. Spin angular velocity refers to how fast a rigid body rotates...
- Terminal velocity is the maximum velocity attainable by an object as it falls through a fluid (air is the most common example). It occurs when the sum...
- The phase velocity of a wave is the rate at which the phase of the wave propagates in space. This is the velocity at which the phase of any one frequency...
- is used as the unit of propellant, then specific impulse has units of velocity. If weight (newton or pound-force) is used instead, then specific impulse...
- In turbomachinery, a velocity triangle or a velocity diagram is a triangle representing the various components of velocities of the working fluid in a...
- In physics a drift velocity is the average velocity attained by charged particles, such as electrons, in a material due to an electric field. In general...
- The group velocity of a wave is the velocity with which the overall envelope shape of the wave's amplitudes—known as the modulation or envelope of the...
- The velocity of money (or the velocity of circulation of money") is a measure of the number of times that the average unit of currency is used to purchase...
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