noun, plural ve·loc·i·ties.
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I know that it’s something that’s helped with my command and also my velocity.Cleveland’s League-Leading Rotation Relies On Homegrown Talent … From A Single Draft|Travis Sawchik|August 25, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Theorists had shown decades ago that coronal waves’ velocities can be used to infer the strength of the magnetic field.Check out the first-ever map of the solar corona’s magnetic field|Lisa Grossman|August 21, 2020|Science News
Running a computer model with the stars’ masses, positions and velocities should better predict what’s in store, he says.Milky Way’s tidal forces are shredding a nearby star cluster|Ken Croswell|August 18, 2020|Science News For Students
RHPs achieve more break on every key dimension, even after controlling for their higher velocity.What Really Gives Left-Handed Pitchers Their Edge?|Guy Molyneux|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Among pitchers to have thrown 10 innings this season, Luzardo ranks 11th overall, and first among left-handed pitchers, in fastball velocity.
Phone lines would catch fire from the velocity and ferocity of his words.David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters|Jeff Greenfield|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You use fuel to give you the proper velocity and direction, and then you turn off your fuel tanks and coast there.Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It showcases two of his signature qualities as a writer: narrative velocity and an unerring ear for dialogue.
And nobody needs a 30-round clip of high-velocity, steel-jacketed, armor-piercing ordnance for target shooting.
In the first two hours after launching it, Bijani recouped his $2,000 investment into Three D Velocity.
Such was its velocity that in some parts of the journey the speed was frequently 12 miles an hour.
The cock springs out of its seat when water gets into the cylinder, and prevents any mischief from the velocity of the fly-wheel.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The currents generally set to the north, and seldom run with any velocity either to the east or west.
A great mass of dirt and brush and rock was hurtling down upon them with sickening velocity.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
I had a plentiful supply of 130-grain Spitzer-point bullets, a high-velocity, long-range killer that I might get a chance to use.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
British Dictionary definitions for velocity
noun plural -ties
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The vector giving the speed and direction of motion of any object.