# angular velocity

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## angular velocity

Symbol: ω. The rate at which a body or particle moves about a fixed axis, i.e. the rate of change of angular displacement. It is expressed in radians per second.*Angular acceleration*is the rate of change of angular velocity.

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## Angular Velocity

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)The core meaning of angular velocity is the angular distance, expressed in degrees and minutes of an arc, that a planet travels in the course of a day. By extension, angular velocity can also be the angular distance a heavenly body moves during any given unit of time.

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## angular velocity

[′aŋ·gyə·lər və′läs·əd·ē] (mechanics)

The time rate of change of angular displacement.

(physics)

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