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Sample sentences for the GRE study word velocity

velocity can be used as a noun

1.As a natural consequence, its velocity was also much greater. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
2.I traveled with awful velocity for my errand was a race against time with death. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
3.I think I have told you that when I set out, before my velocity became very high, Mrs. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
4.The harpoon was darted the stricken whale flew forward with igniting velocity the line ran through the grooves--ran foul. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.The two great sails were hoisted, and under the pressure of the wind the sledge slid over the hardened snow with a velocity of forty miles an hour. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
6.Our mental existences, which are immaterial and have no dimensions, are passing along the Time-Dimension with a uniform velocity from the cradle to the grave. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
7.It had occurred towards midnight of the twelfth and the spectroscope, to which he had at once resorted, indicated a mass of flaming gas, chiefly hydrogen, moving with an enormous velocity towards this earth. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
8.Rising with his utmost velocity from the furthest depths, the Sperm Whale thus booms his entire bulk into the pure element of air, and piling up a mountain of dazzling foam, shows his place to the distance of seven miles and more. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
9.It was thus with the Pequod's at almost every shock the helmsman had not failed to notice the whirling velocity with which they revolved upon the cards it is a sight that hardly anyone can behold without some sort of unwonted emotion. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville

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