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11:29 Feb 20, 2009
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Science - Astronomy & Space
Additional field(s): Aerospace / Aviation / Space, Physics
English term or phrase: escape speed
Definition from physics.fortlewis.edu:
The speed necessary for an object to escape the gravitational pull of an object. Anything that moves away from the object with more than the escape speed will never return.

Example sentence(s):
  • When an object is traveling exactly at escape speed, it is in a parabolic orbit with the body at the focus of the parabola. A parabolic path is open; hence an object following such a path will never return to the body. Conservapedia
  • Black holes, having infinite density, have an infinitely large escape speed. But it turns out that the escape speed value depends on how far an object is from a body of mass. So there is a certain distance from a black hole where the escape speed just equals the speed of light. Are black holes real?
  • One somewhat counterintuitive feature of escape velocity is that it is independent of direction, so that "velocity" is a misnomer; it is a scalar quantity and would more accurately be called "escape speed". Space Wiki
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3kelajuan lepas


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kelajuan lepas

Definition from Wikipedia:
Kelajuan yang diperlukan oleh sesuatu objek untuk melepaskan diri daripada medan graviti untuk mencapai jarak infiniti.

Example sentence(s):
  • Halaju lepas yang biasa diperlukan oleh sebuah bintang neutron adalah 150,000 km/s, iaitu lebih kurang separuh daripada halaju cahaya. - Wikipedia  

DBP: escape velocity -> halaju lepas

Berdasarkan istilah di atas, escape speed saya terjemahkan sebagai kelajuan lepas
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