Sinking Speed

Technology / Aviation / Sinking Speed: The speed at which an aircraft loses altitude, especially in a glide in still air under given conditions of equilibrium.

Other Words for Sinking

Sinking Verb Synonyms: queasy, nervous, uneasy, tense, apprehensive, unquiet, fretful, shaky, jittery, jumpy, anxious
Sinking Noun Synonyms: depressed, dejected, miserable, dolorous, doleful, mournful, forlorn, woeful, desolate, despairing, stricken, heavy-laden
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Other Words for Speed

Speed Noun Synonyms: rapidity, fleetness, quickness, speediness, swiftness, velocity, dispatch or despatch, hurry, hurriedness, haste, hastiness, celerity, alacrity, expeditiousness, expedition, briskness, promptness, timeliness, suddenness, precipitateness, precipitousness,
Speed Adjective Synonyms: hasten, make haste, hurry, rush, charge, dart, bolt, shoot, run, race, sprint, fly, streak, scurry, tear, hustle, scramble, scamper, career, bowl along, go or fly like the wind, go hell for leather, go like a bat out of hell, belt along, step on it
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Sinking Fund Requirement

Business / Finance / Sinking Fund Requirement: A fund to which money is added on a regular basis that is used to ensure investor confidence that promised payments will be made and that is used to redeem debt securities or preferred stock issues. MORE

Sinking Speed

Technology / Aviation / Sinking Speed: The speed at which an aircraft loses altitude, especially in a glide in still air under given conditions of equilibrium. MORE

Speed

Business / Finance / Speed: One who attempts to anticipate price changes and, through buying and selling contracts, aims to make profits. A speculator does not use the market in connection with the production, processing, market MORE

Speed (Of Constituent)

Science / Tides and Currents / Speed (Of Constituent): The rate of change in the phase of a constituent, usually expressed in degrees per hour. The speed is equal to 360° divided by the constituent period expressed in hours. MORE

Sinking Fund

Business / Accounting / Sinking Fund: An account set up to reduce another account to zero over time (using the principles of amortization or straight line depreciation). Once the sinking fund reaches the same value as the other account, b MORE

Shutter Speed

Technology / Digital Cameras / Shutter Speed: The speed at which a digital camera's shutter exposes the image sensor to light. A shutter speed of 1/60 means that the sensor is exposed to light for 1/60th of a second. Faster shutter speeds are goo MORE

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