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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of speeding up; An increase in rate of change; (physics) a rate of increase of velocity.

Usage examples (38)
  • Modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change
  • So it's a scientific use of the term acceleration, as opposed to what we would think of.
  • That is, the acceleration is a negative multiple of the position.
  • Dodge Caliber pedals scrutinized in acceleration probe for more
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