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Definition of velocity:

  1. Quickness of motion; swiftness; speed; celerity; rapidity; as, the velocity of wind; the velocity of a planet or comet in its orbit or course; the velocity of a cannon ball; the velocity of light.
  2. Rate of motion; the relation of motion to time, measured by the number of units of space passed over by a moving body or point in a unit of time, usually the number of feet passed over in a second. See the Note under Speed.

Synonyms:

upper, escape velocity, amphetamine, fastness, speeding, f number, stop number, pep pill, focal ratio, clip, hurrying, fast, tempo, exhaust velocity.

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