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"velocity" in British English

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velocitynoun [C or U]

uk   /vəˈlɒs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ˈlɑː.sə.t̬i/ formal
(Definition of velocity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"velocity" in American English

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velocitynoun [C]

 us   /vəˈlɑs·ɪ·t̬i/
physics the ​speed at which something is ​traveling: The ​wind velocity ​recorded at the ​airport was 78 ​milesperhour at 4 p.m.
(Definition of velocity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"velocity" in Business English

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velocitynoun [U]

uk   us   /vɪˈlɒsəti/
the ​speed at which something ​happens or ​moves: If ​nationalcompanies cannot ​produce at the same velocity that ​peopledemandgoods, they need to ​import them from outside. Online ​payments have ​improved the velocity of ​trade.
(Definition of velocity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “velocity”
in Spanish velocidad…
in Vietnamese vận tốc, tốc độ…
in Malaysian halaju…
in Thai ความเร็ว…
in French vélocité…
in German die Geschwindigkeit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 速度, 速率…
in Turkish hız, sürat…
in Russian скорость…
in Indonesian kecepatan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 速度, 速率…
in Polish prędkość…
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