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ve·loc·i·ty (v),

(vĕ-los'i-tē),
Rate of movement; specifically, distance traveled or quantity converted per unit time in a given direction. Compare: speed.
[L. velocitas, fr. velox (veloc-), quick, swift]

velocity

An MRI term for the speed of a thing in a particular direction.

velocity

The rate of a body's motion in a given direction per unit of time; speed Ballistics The speed that a projectile/bullet attains while in flight; the difference in tissue destruction between high- or low-velocity bullets is caused by the fragmentation of the bullet–as occurs in an M-16 semiautomatic weapon, rather than the speed of the bullet. See Ballistics, Critical velocity.

ve·loc·i·ty

(v) (vĕ-los'i-tē)
Rate and direction of movement; specifically, distance traveled or quantity converted per unit time in a given direction.
[L. velocitas, fr. velox (veloc-), quick, swift]

ve·loc·i·ty

(vĕ-los'i-tē)
Rate and direction of movement.
[L. velocitas, fr. velox (veloc-), quick, swift]
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