Part of speech: noun

Swiftness; speed.

Part of speech: noun

Rate of motion.

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Usage examples "velocity":

  1. Can any velocity be greater than that? - "The Story of the Heavens", Robert Stawell Ball.
  2. In other words, the velocity of light must be 10, 000 times as great as the velocity of the earth in its orbit. - "Pioneers of Science", Oliver Lodge.
  3. And again Chet felt the hands relax; once more he was falling, down- down- and still down- until he knew that his velocity of fall meant an impact he could never survive. - "The Finding of Haldgren", Charles Willard Diffin.