high-velocity high-velocity

Definition(s):

  • (adj) operating at high speed

Usage(s):

  1. The more likely suspect is wind shear, a collision or crossing of high-velocity winds, often during thunderstorms.
  2. Even more important, mendelevium stays around long enough to make a good target for high-velocity particle accelerators.
  3. By the mid14th century, advances in technology namely, the high-velocity crossbow and longbow necessitated steel-plate armor that covered from head to toe.

News

  1. VoltDB Named to DBTA's Top 100 List of Companies That Matter Most in Data

    BILLERICA, Mass., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  VoltDB , the world's fastest, in-memory, high-velocity database , announced today that it has been named as one of the top 100 companies that provide technologies ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Jonathan Gray, Former NJ Marlin, Selected No. 3 Overall by the Colorado Rockies in the 2013 MLB Draft

    High-Velocity Right Hand Pitcher Makes His College Showcase Team NJ Marlins Proud (PRWeb June 08, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/njmarlins/jonathangray/prweb10812065.htm
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  • "We're going to have our hands full facing a guy like AJ," said Lowell. "High-velocity guy -- really good curveball. But that doesn't mean he's unbeatable. It's going to be a good matchup between two good teams, and we know the fans are going...
    on Apr 25, 2009 By: Mike Lowell Source: MLB.com

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