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sound velocity
(English) The rate of travel at which sound energy moves through a medium, usually expressed in meter per second. The velocity of sound in water is a function of temperature, salinity, and the changes in pressure associated with changes in depth. (See also: sonar, acoustics)
vitesse du son
(French) Taux de vitesse auquel l'énergie de son se propage à travers un milieu, exprimé en mètre par seconde. La vélocité de son dans l'eau est une fonction de la température, la salinité, et les changements de pression associés avec les changements en profondeur. (See also: sonar, acoustics)
velocidade do som
(Portuguese) A velocidade a que o som se propaga num meio. (See also: sonar, acoustics)

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