rate of departure

rate of departure

[′rāt əv di′pär·chər]
(aerospace engineering)
The relative speed of two aircraft when the distance between them is increasing.
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The rate of departures is also nearly double that of the 48 per 10,000 public education workers who quit their jobs in 2009.
In the above equations, coefficient [[beta].sub.i] stands for the rate of departures outflow per unit time.
"They are claiming that there was a vast increase in the rate of departures when in fact, the Sentencing Commission did a report that showed that over 40 percent of departures that took place in the most recent fiscal year [2001] were on the basis of requests from the Justice Department."
In 2000, Senator Thurmond held hearings on the increasing rate of departures. In June 2002, the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs chaired by Senator Biden held a hearing on penalties for white-collar crimes.
BT has already axed more than 100,000 jobs since privatisation but the rate of departures had slowed.