Definition of High-velocity

1. Adjective. Operating at high speed. "A high-velocity shell"

Exact synonyms: High-speed
Similar to: Fast



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Lexicographical Neighbors of High-velocity

high-sticked
high-sticking
high-stomached
high-strung
high-sudsing
high-tail
high-tech
high-tension
high-test
high-ticket(a)
high-toned
high-top
high-topped
high-up
high-velocity (current term)
high-vitamin diet
high-voltage
high-warp loom
high-water mark
high-wire walker
high-yield bond
high/low
high C
high Fowler's
high altar
high altitude cerebral oedema
high altitude chamber
high altitude pulmonary oedema
high altitude sickness

Literary usage of High-velocity

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"In small high-velocity guns the number of rounds with full charge which can be fired without replacing the barrel is considerably greater; ..."

2. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Here a high velocity layer has been detected several metres below the sea bottom and has been traced seaward until it either disappears or extends beyond ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Since that date the word " express " has been generally used to denote a rifle possessing high velocity, flat trajectory and long fixed-sight range.2 In ..."

4. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1901)
"In the old type the air was discharged into the atmosphere at a somewhat high velocity, but in the new fan its velocity is considerably reduced by the ..."

5. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1898)
"It was also a mistake to suppose that it was a novelty to fire those high velocity quick-firing guns without the use of brass cartridge cases. ..."

6. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1898)
"It was also a mistake to suppose that it was a novelty to fire those high velocity quick-firing guns without the use of brass cartridge cases. ..."

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