terminal speed


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terminal speed

[′tər·mən·əl ‚spēd]
(fluid mechanics)
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Equating equations (16) and (21) at terminal speed of the magnet, by conservation of energy, gives the magnetic dipole moment in terms of the conductivity [sigma] and other quantities which can be measured directly.
The terminal speed of the magnet was measured in two different ways.
Get it right and you could even crack the eight- second barrier - this will involve a terminal speed of 120 miles an hour -an awe- inspiring feat considering the steady uphill gradient.
5 millimeters reach terminal speeds of several meters per second.