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# circular velocity

the velocity at which a body must move in order to maintain an orbit at the outer edge of the earth's atmosphere. Cf. orbital velocity.

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• circular — /ˈsɜkjələ / (say serkyuhluh) adjective 1. of or relating to a circle. 2. having the form of a circle; round. 3. moving in or forming a circle or a circuit. 4. moving or occurring in a cycle or round. 5. circuitous; roundabout; indirect. 6. (of a… …   Australian English dictionary

• orbital velocity — the minimum velocity at which a body must move to maintain a given orbit. Cf. circular velocity. * * * orbital velocity, 1. the velocity at which a body, as a satellite, revolves about another body: »Orbital velocity is 18,000 miles per hour… …   Useful english dictionary

• orbital velocity — the minimum velocity at which a body must move to maintain a given orbit. Cf. circular velocity. * * * ▪ physics       velocity sufficient to cause a natural or artificial satellite to remain in orbit. Inertia of the moving body tends to make it… …   Universalium