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particle velocity

noun, Physics.
1.
the velocity of a point in a medium that is undergoing wave motion.
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  • After each blast, a blast report will be compiled and the peak particle velocity at the point of interest will be recorded.
  • particle velocity shall be recorded in three mutually perpendicular directions.
  • In a wave, the water particle velocity, direction and acceleration at different points are constantly changing with phase.
  • These data were then used to estimate particle velocity, density, and dissolution rate.

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