velocity

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Etymology[edit]

veloce +‎ -ity, from Middle French vélocité, from Latin vēlōcitās (speed), from vēlōx (fast).

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velocity (countable and uncountable, plural velocities)

  1. (physics) A vector quantity that denotes the rate of change of position with respect to time, combining speed with a directional component.
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  2. Rapidity of motion.
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  3. The rate of occurrence.
  4. (economics) The number of times that an average unit of currency is spent during a specific period of time.

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