# Velocity Sentence Examples

- The wind
**velocity**did not exceed 20 km. - The French army pushed on to Moscow, its goal, its impetus ever increasing as it neared its aim, just as the
**velocity**of a falling body increases as it approaches the earth. - In twenty-four hours, and an average
**velocity**during several days of 101 ft. - We therefore have the fundamental theorem that the angular
**velocity**of the body around the centre of attraction varies inversely as the square of its distance, and is therefore at every point proportional to the gravitation of the sun. - A side wind causes excessive flange friction on the leeward side of the train, and increases the tractive resistances therefore very considerably, even though its
**velocity**be relatively moderate. - At most stations a+ and a_ both increase markedly as wind
**velocity**rises. - Unfortunately, when Dr Robinson first designed his anemometer, he stated that no matter what the size:of the cups or the length of the arms, the cups always moved with one-third of the
**velocity**of the wind. - The
**velocity**of propagation of electric waves is the same as that of light, viz., about moo million feet, or 300 million metres, per second. - Thus if R is equal to 10,000 lb when the
**velocity**is 44 ft. - Simspon concluded that for a given wind
**velocity**dissipation is practically a linear function of ionization. - When he considered all days irrespective of wind
**velocity**, Mazelle found the influence of temperature obliterated. - Sometimes, however, a sharp incline occurring on an otherwise easy line is not reckoned as the ruling gradient, trains heavier than could be drawn up it by a single engine being helped by an assistant or " bank " engine; sometimes also " momentum " or "
**velocity**" grades, steeper than the ruling gradient, are permitted for short distances in cases where a train can approach at full speed and thus surmount them by the aid of its momentum. - If then the screw-value in kilometres per second is known for the neighbourhood of each of the comparison lines employed, the radial
**velocity**of the star can be independently derived directly from coincidences made in above manner in the neighbourhood of each comparison line. - But in other cases the encrusted star settles in that portion of the revolving vortex which has a
**velocity**equivalent to its own, and so continues to revolve in the vortex, wrapped in its own firmament. - Of fine sewing cotton has been employed to measure the wind
**velocity**passing over a kite, the tension of the cotton being recorded, and this plan has given satisfactory results. - Since our conception of
**velocity**is essentially relative, it is plain that any property possessed by a body in virtue of its motion can be effectively possessed by it only in relation to those bodies with respect to which it is moving. - But if we consider two bodies each of mass m and one of them moving with
**velocity**v relative to the other, only 4mv 2 units of work is available from this system alone. - In all cases of wave motion the wave-length is connected with the
**velocity**of propagation of the radiation by the relation v=nX, where n is the frequency of the oscillations and X is the wave-length. - After Professor Amund Helfand had, in July 1875, discovered the amazingly great
**velocity**, up to 644 ft. - The concentration is known, and the conductivity can be measured experimentally; thus the average
**velocity**with which the ions move past each other under the existent electromotive force can be estimated. - Avgµos, wind, and p. rpov, a measure), an instrument for measuring either the
**velocity**or the pressure of the wind. - Anemometers may be divided into two classes, (1) those that measure the
**velocity**, (2) those that measure the pressure of the wind, but inasmuch as there is a close connexion between the pressure and the**velocity**, a suitable anemometer of either class will give information about both these quantities. - The other forms of
**velocity**anemometer may be described as belonging to the windmill type. - The connexion between the
**velocity**and the pressure of the wind is one that is not yet known with absolute certainty. - Approximately II% should be added to the
**velocity**recorded by a tube anemometer for each 1000 ft. - An intelligent creature, or "demon," possessed of unlimited powers of vision, is placed in charge of each door, with instructions to open the door whenever a particle in A comes towards it with more than a certain
**velocity**V, and to keep it closed against all particles in A moving with less than this**velocity**, but, on the other hand, to open the door whenever a particle in B approaches it with less than a certain**velocity**v, which is not greater than V, and to keep it closed against all particles in B moving with a greater**velocity**than this. - Robinson published a number of papers in scientific journals, and the Armagh catalogue of stars (Places of 5345 Stars observed from 1828 to 1854 at the Armagh Observatory, Dublin, 1859), but he is best known as the inventor (1846) of the cup-anemometer for registering the
**velocity**of the wind. - The rate at which work is done on a particular axle is measured by the product where T is the torque or turning moment exerted on the axle by the motor or mechanism applied to it for this purpose, and is the angular
**velocity**of the axle in radians per second. - The average
**velocity**is 15 m. - They seem almost entirely to have exhausted their northward
**velocity**by the time they have reached the northern extremity of the great Indian plain; they are not felt on the table-lands of Afghanistan, and hardly penetrate into the Indus basin or the ranges of the Himalaya, by which mountains, and those which branch off from them into the Malay peninsula, they are prevented from continuing their progress in the direction originally imparted to them. - For instance, Ryder found that the Upernivik glacier had an average
**velocity**of only 33 ft. - If we assume that no other cause is at work, it is easy to prove that, with non-dissolvable electrodes, the ratio of salt lost at the anode to the salt lost at the cathode must be equal to the ratio of the
**velocity**of the cation to the**velocity**of the anion. - On the view of the process of conduction described above, the amount of electricity conveyed per second is measured by the product of the number of ions, known from the concentration of the solution, the charge carried by each of them, and the
**velocity**with which, on the average, they move through the liquid. - The
**velocity**with which the ions move past each other is equal to the sum of their individual**velocities**, which can therefore be calculated. - The verification of Kohlrausch's theory of ionic
**velocity**verifies also the view of electrolysis which regards the electric current as due to streams of ions moving in opposite directions through the liquid and carrying their opposite electric charges with them. - If the total resistance against which the train is maintained in motion with an instantaneous
**velocity**of V feet per second is R, the rate at which energy is expended in moving the train is represented by the product RV, and this must be the rate at which energy is supplied to the train after deducting all losses due to transmission from the source of power. - Europe, and it attains its maximum
**velocity**in winter. - Simpson got similar results at Karasjok; the rise in a + and a_ with increased wind
**velocity**seemed, however, larger in winter than in summer. - This result was apparently confirmed by some independent experiments, but it Is very far from the truth, for it is now known that the actual ratio, or factor as it is commonly called, of the
**velocity**of the wind to that of the cups depends very largely on the dimensions of the cups and arms, and may have almost any value between two and a little over three. - And v the
**velocity**in miles per hour. - Taking the centimetre, gramme and second as our fundamental units, the most convenient unit of force is that which, acting on a gramme for a second, produces in it a
**velocity**of a centimetre per second; this is called a Dyne. - If a body whose mass is m grammes be moving with a
**velocity**of v centimetres per second relative to the earth, the available kinetic energy possessed by the system is Zmv 2 ergs if m be small relative to the earth. - It is there shown that every substance, transparent to light, has a definite refractive index, which is the ratio of the
**velocity**of light in vacuo to its**velocity**in the medium to which the refractive index refers. - Here the ice converges into the valleys and moves with increasing
**velocity**in the form of glaciers into the fjords, where they break off as icebergs. - An application of the theory of ionic
**velocity**due to W. - - If W 1 is the weight of the train in pounds and a the acceleration in feet per second, the force required to produce the acceleration is f = Wi a / g (19) And if V is the average speed during the change of
**velocity**implied by the uniform acceleration a, the rate at which work is done by this force is fV= W1Va /g (20) or in horse-power units Time occupied in the change - 13 - 0 113.