- n. The speed at which an object in free-fall and not in a vacuum ceases to accelerate downwards because the force of gravity is equal and opposite to the drag force acting against it.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. The limit toward which the velocity of a body approaches, as of a body falling through the air.
- n. the constant maximum velocity reached by a body falling through the atmosphere under the attraction of gravity
“The cockpit had been sheared from the rest ofChallenger , and after a 60,000-foot fall had impacted the water at its terminal velocity of nearly 250 miles per hour.”
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