initial velocity

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initial velocity

[i′nish·əl və′läs·əd·ē]
(physics)
The velocity of anything at the beginning of a specific phase of its motion.
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In terms ofthe initial rate of decolorization (Fig.
The firm drilled Dzheitune (Lam) 28/146 to a depth of 3,200 metres on a single completion basis by the NIS rig, tested at an initial rate of 2,311 bopd.
When the interest-rate difference between a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage and the fully indexed ARM rate decreases, lenders generally offer a larger initial rate discount on the ARM," observed Nothaft.
And federal banking regulators, particularly those that regulate thrifts, are looking closely at the large initial rate discounts; savings institutions in the West have already been warned about underwriting ARMs at low "teaser" rates.
Many of these refinancers were apparently attracted by big initial rate discounts: Their refinancings were generally recent (in 1986 or later), and the initial rate after the refinancing was substantially below the current rate, although interest rates generally have not risen much since 1986.
Compared with Freddie Mac's previous annual ARM survey, the interest rate savings on ARMs are now smaller, even with the initial rate discounts that are offered by lenders.
The loan features an initial rate of 375% and a five-year term.
It will be published six times a year with an initial rate base of 100,000 paid circulation, including newsstand.

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