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muzzle velocity

noun, Ordnance
1.
the speed of a projectile, usually expressed in feet or meters per second, as it leaves the muzzle of a gun.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for muzzle velocity

muzzle velocity

noun
1.
the velocity of a projectile as it leaves a firearm's muzzle
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