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phase velocity

noun, Physics.
1.
the velocity with which a simple harmonic wave is propagated, equal to the wavelength divided by the period of vibration.
Origin of phase velocity
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for phase velocity

phase speed

noun
1.
(physics) the speed at which the phase of a wave is propagated, the product of the frequency times the wavelength. This is the quantity that is determined by methods using interference. In a dispersive medium it differs from the group speed Also called wave speed, wave velocity
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