Radial Velocity

Science / Weather / Radial Velocity: A type of velocity that expresses motion toward or away from a given location. In Doppler radar, it is the component of motion that is parallel to the radar beam.

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Velocity Noun Synonyms: speed, swiftness, rapidity, fleetness, quickness, briskness, alacrity, celerity, pace, rate of speed, miles per hour, m.p.h., kilometres per hour, km/hr
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Doppler Velocity (V)

Technology / Radar / Doppler Velocity (V): Reflectivity-weighted average velocity of targets in the pulse volume. Determined by phase measurements from a large number of successive pulses. Also called radial velocity. Gives only the radial com MORE

Radial Velocity

Science / Weather / Radial Velocity: A type of velocity that expresses motion toward or away from a given location. In Doppler radar, it is the component of motion that is parallel to the radar beam. MORE

Radially Symmetrical

Science / Biology / Radially Symmetrical: In animals, refers to organisms with their body parts arranged around a central axis. Such animals tend to be circular or cylindrical in shape. MORE

Wave Velocity

Technology / Radar / Wave Velocity: The speed at which the wave travels. All radio waves and light waves travel at a constant speed, the speed of light (186282.4 miles/sec). MORE

Angular Velocity Of The Earths Rotation

Science / Tides and Currents / Angular Velocity Of The Earths Rotation: Time rate of change of angular displacement relative to the fixed stars. It is equal to 0.729,211 x 10-4 radian/second. MORE

Velocity

Business / Finance / Velocity: Stands for Venture Enhancement and Loan Development Administration for Smaller Undercapitalized Enterprises. A federal agency that buys and pools small business loans made by banks, and then issues se MORE

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