| Share
 

Dictionary


escape' veloc"ity



Physics, Rocketry.
the minimum speed that an object at a given distance from a gravitating body must have so that it will continue to move away from the body instead of orbiting about it.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/escape-velocity.html on line 84 escapement error Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/escape-velocity.html on line 92 escapeway
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/escape-velocity.html on line 103 escape velocity (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/escape-velocity.html on line 105 escape velocity (Encyclopedia)

 

Related Content