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TERMINAL VELOCITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does terminal velocity mean? 

TERMINAL VELOCITY (noun)
  The noun TERMINAL VELOCITY has 1 sense:

1. the constant maximum velocity reached by a body falling through the atmosphere under the attraction of gravity

  Familiarity information: TERMINAL VELOCITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TERMINAL VELOCITY (noun)


Sense 1terminal velocity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The constant maximum velocity reached by a body falling through the atmosphere under the attraction of gravity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("terminal velocity" is a kind of...):

speed; velocity (distance travelled per unit time)


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