Definition of Hypervelocity

1. Noun. Excessive velocity. "The meteorites struck the earth with hypervelocity impacts"

Generic synonyms: Speed, Velocity



Definition of Hypervelocity

1. Noun. A very high velocity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hypervelocity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypervelocity

hyperuricaemic
hyperuricemia
hyperuricemias
hyperuricemic
hyperuricuria
hypervaccination
hypervalent
hypervalent compound
hypervalinaemia
hypervariable
hypervariable region
hypervariable regions
hypervascular
hypervascular liver metastases
hypervelocities
hypervelocity (current term)
hyperventilate
hyperventilated
hyperventilates
hyperventilating
hyperventilation
hyperventilation test
hyperventilation tetany
hyperventilations
hyperventilative
hyperventilator
hyperventilators
hyperverbal
hypervertex
hypervertices

Literary usage of Hypervelocity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. World Directory of Aerospace Vehicle Research and Development (1991)
"ANU T-3 Shock Tunnel Description: The ANU T-3 Shock Tunnel is a hypervelocity short-di shock tunnel. Testing Capabilities: The T-3 is capable of conducting ..."

2. Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"He also serves as the Air Force site director for the AEDC White Oak site in Silver Spring, Maryland, home to the hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9. ..."

3. Aerospace Plane Technology: Research and Development in Japan and Australia (1994)
"... hypervelocity expansion tube facility located at the Genera Applied Sciences Laboratory in Ronkonkoma, New York. The experiment on the annular injector ..."

4. Ballistic Missile Defense: Information on Directed Energy Programs for edited by J. Klein Spencer (1997)
"These are the Sensors Studies and Experiments project and the hypervelocity Gun facility proj ect. Five other programs listed in the Other Follow-On Program ..."

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