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Speed

1. In mortgage-backed securities, the estimated rate at which homeowners will pay off the underlying mortgages of an MBS. The equivalent of the coupon on a mortgage-backed security is a percentage of the interest and principal paid on the mortgages backing the security. A risk associated with mortgage-backed securities is that too many homeowners will pay off their mortgages with too much speed, depriving the holder of the MBS from future interest payments.
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there is a possibility that the speed of sound can be reduced dramatically when either or both of the bulk modulus and density experience a profound change.
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where t is the time of flight (TOF), s is the one-way travel distance or the thickness of the material, and c is the speed of sound in the material.
At typical airliner altitudes, the speed of sound is about 1,060 kilometers (660 miles) per hour.
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The resonant frequency of any tube depends on the length of the tube and the speed of sound through it.
Austrian Pilot Felix Baumgartner has announced his intention to expand the boundaries of aerospace exploration by attempting to become the first person ever to break the speed of sound with the human body.
Supersonic means faster than the speed of sound, which is about 760 miles per hour in air.
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