Used attributively to describe various processes, devices, etc, that use the time an object or light takes to travel a certain distance. See Derived terms.
Time-of-flight Sentence Examples
It passes over equal spaces in equal times, but falls with an accelerating velocity according to the formula h = zgt 2, where h is the height fallen through, g the force of gravity, and t the time of flight.
- Determine the remaining velocity v and time of flight t over a range of woo yds.
- Determine by calculation with the abridged ballistic table the remaining velocity v, the time of flight t, angle of elevation 0, and descent 13 of this 6-in.