Meaning of velocity

ve•loc•i•ty

Pronunciation: (vu-los'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. rapidity of motion or operation; swiftness; speed: a high wind velocity.
  2. the time rate of change of position of a body in a specified direction.
  3. the rate of speed with which something happens; rapidity of action or reaction.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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