Definitions

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  • noun the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground

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Examples

  • Somewhere, on the internet, I can type in a flight number, and somehow it pops up with a picture showing me where they are, and enough detail on the plane to tell me it has a groundspeed of 554mph - fortunately they're doing that out of the way at 36,000 feet.

    They're On Their Way Back

  • Somewhere, on the internet, I can type in a flight number, and somehow it pops up with a picture showing me where they are, and enough detail on the plane to tell me it has a groundspeed of 554mph - fortunately they're doing that out of the way at 36,000 feet.

    42 entries from July 2007

  • Somewhere, on the internet, I can type in a flight number, and somehow it pops up with a picture showing me where they are, and enough detail on the plane to tell me it has a groundspeed of 554mph - fortunately they're doing that out of the way at 36,000 feet.

    They're On Their Way Back

  • I spun up my inertia to get groundspeed indication to kind of give me a rough guess.

    CNN Transcript Apr 14, 2001

  • Many of its riders were striding along to enhance their groundspeed, but I stood still at the far right side, since I was in no particular hurry.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • The wind velocity would affect her groundspeed, but, even allowing for that variance, Abilene should have been in sight.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • The wind velocity would affect her groundspeed, but, even allowing for that variance, Abilene should have been in sight.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • The wind velocity would affect her groundspeed, but, even allowing for that variance, Abilene should have been in sight.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • The wind velocity would affect her groundspeed, but, even allowing for that variance, Abilene should have been in sight.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • Also the ground is virtually flat on both sides of the border and you can cross it at Mach 95, or six hundred knots calibrated groundspeed, just below military power and sonic boom. '

    The Sinkiang Executive

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