escape velocity(redirected from Third cosmic velocity)
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The minimum velocity required to escape the space gravitationally dominated by the Earth or another celestial object without further propulsion.
(General Physics) the minimum velocity that a body must have in order to escape from the gravitational field of the earth or other celestial body
the minimum speed that an object at a given distance from a celestial body must have so that it will escape from orbit around the body.
The velocity that a body, such as a rocket, must achieve to overcome the gravitational pull of the Earth or another celestial body.