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hypervelocity

[ hahy-per-vuh-los-i-tee ]
/ 藢ha瑟 p蓹r v蓹藞l蓲s 瑟 ti /
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noun, plural hy路per路ve路loc路i路ties.
extremely high velocity, as of projectiles, space vehicles, or accelerated nuclear particles.
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Origin of hypervelocity

First recorded in 1945鈥50; hyper- + velocity
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