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1. velocity

noun. ['vəˈlɑːsəti'] distance travelled per unit time.

Synonyms

  • speed
  • peculiar velocity
  • escape velocity
  • terminal velocity
  • groundspeed
  • radial velocity
  • speed of light
  • muzzle velocity
  • airspeed
  • c
  • hypervelocity
  • light speed
  • rate
  • steerageway

Antonyms

  • linger
  • slow
  • fast
  • deceleration

Etymology

  • velocitas (Latin)
  • -itas (Latin)

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Rhymes with Velocity

  • religiosity
  • monstrosity
  • curiosity
  • viscosity
  • generosity
  • animosity
  • atrocity
  • ferocity

How do you pronounce velocity?

Pronounce velocity as vəˈlɑsəti.

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Sentences with velocity


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is due to the velocity at which the blood is expelled from the heart.

Quotes about velocity


1. No! Please! I'll tell you whatever you want to know!"the man yelled. "Really?"said Vimes. "What's the orbital velocity of the moon?""What?""Oh, you'd like something simpler?
- Terry Pratchett, Night Watch

2. Big whirls have little whirls,That feed on their velocity;And little whirls have lesser whirls,And so on to viscosity.
- Lewis Fry Richardson

2. high-velocity

adjective. operating at high speed.

Synonyms

  • fast

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • unhurried
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