velocities

velocities
ve·loc·i·ty || vɪ'lɑsətɪ /-'lɒs- n. speed; rate of change of the position of a moving body in relation to its speed and direction of travel

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  • Velocities — Velocity Ve*loc i*ty, n.; pl. {Velocities}. [L. velocitas, from velox, ocis, swift, quick; perhaps akin to v?lare to fly (see {Volatile}): cf. F. v[ e]locit[ e].] [1913 Webster] 1. Quickness of motion; swiftness; speed; celerity; rapidity; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • VELOCITIES — …   Useful english dictionary

  • General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities — The General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities is a star catalogue which lists radial velocities for 15,107 stars. [p. 18, The Observation and Analysis of Stellar Photospheres , David F. Gray, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN 0521851866 …   Wikipedia

  • Parallelogram of velocities — Parallelogram Par al*lel o*gram, n. [Gr. ?; ? parallel + ? to write: cf. F. parall[ e]logramme. See {Parallel}, and { gram}.] (Geom.) A right lined quadrilateral figure, whose opposite sides are parallel, and consequently equal; sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities — El General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities (en inglés Catálogo General de Velocidades Radiales de Estrellas) es un catálogo estelar que incluye velocidades radiales para 15 106 estrellas.[1] Fue recopilado por Ralph Elmer Wilson y… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Principle of virtual velocities — Virtual Vir tu*al (?; 135), a. [Cf. F. virtuel. See {Virtue}.] 1. Having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy without the agency of the material or sensible part; potential; energizing. [1913 Webster] Heat and cold have a virtual… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Table of explosive detonation velocities — This is a list of the detonation velocities at specified (typically, the highest practical) density of various explosive compounds.The velocity of detonation is an important indicator for overall energy or power of detonation, and in particular… …   Wikipedia

  • approach velocities — water velocities at or near the face of a fish screen, q.v …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • distribution of velocities — greičių pasiskirstymas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. distribution of velocities; velocity distribution vok. Geschwindigkeitsverteilung, f rus. распределение по скоростям, n; распределение скоростей, n pranc. distribution des… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • composition of velocities — greičių sudėtis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. composition of velocities; velocity addition vok. Zusammensetzung von Geschwindigkeiten, f rus. сложение скоростей, n pranc. composition des vitesses, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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