transverse velocity


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transverse velocity

(trans-vers , tranz-, trans -vers, tranz -) Another name for tangential velocity. See proper motion.
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Both components are non-sterile and the air draft from underneath the physical barrier induces a significant transverse velocity component.
This implies that the diffusive source terms were retained in one direction only, namely in transverse one, and magnitudes of the average transverse velocity components of the gas- and dispersed phases were much less than those of the longitudinal components of the corresponding velocities of both phases.
tau]] is the relative transverse velocity between the Sun and the Pulsar, then the relative acceleration is [V.
When taking into account the gravitational pull of other Local Group members, as well as the tidal influence of nearby groups, they estimate the transverse velocity of Andromeda to range somewhere between 0 and 150 km per second, corresponding to a tiny proper motion of 0 to 42 microarcseconds per year.
When transverse velocity of the center of mass is assigned negative values whenever the center of mass deviates to the left of the net axis of travel and positive values when to the right (as in Fig.