Translation of velocity in Spanish:
noun/nombre (plural -ties)
- 1.1 u and c [Physics/Física] velocidad (feminine) 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (high speed) velocidad (feminine) we were moving with such velocity that … íbamos a tal velocidad que …Example sentences
- Scientists and inventors are unraveling new technology at incredible velocity.
- But you don't have to be a dot-com executive to see how the Internet accelerates business velocity.
- Medical advances aside, almost every technological progress has been about velocity, about the simple process of speeding things up.
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