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

- Velocity is the speed in combination with the direction of motion of an object. Velocity is a fundamental concept in kinematics, the branch of classical...
- In physics, drift velocity is the average velocity attained by charged particles, such as electrons, in a material due to an electric field. In general...
- In physics, angular velocity (symbol ω or ω → {\displaystyle {\vec {\omega }}} , the lowercase Gr**** letter omega), also known as angular frequency vector...
- In celestial mechanics, escape velocity or escape speed is the minimum speed needed for an object to escape from contact with or orbit of a primary body...
- Muzzle velocity is the speed of a projectile (bullet, pellet, slug, ball/shots or s****) with respect to the muzzle at the moment it leaves the end of...
- The radial velocity or line-of-sight velocity of a target with respect to an observer is the rate of change of the vector displacement between the two...
- 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...
- Terminal velocity is the maximum velocity (speed) attainable by an object as it falls through a fluid (air is the most common example). It occurs when...
- Space velocity may refer to: Space velocity (astronomy), the velocity of a star in the galactic coordinate system Space velocity (chemistry), the relation...
- The phase velocity of a wave is the rate at which the wave propagates in any medium. This is the velocity at which the phase of any one frequency component...