NounAcceleration (countable and uncountable; plural Accelerations)
- (uncountable) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as opposed to retardation or deceleration.
- (countable) The amount by which a speed or velocity increases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
- (physics) The change of velocity with respect to time (can include deceleration or changing direction).
Adjectives for Acceleration
whirling; considerable; impressive; impetuous; swift; easy; breath-taking; faulty; smooth; effortless.
speeding; speedup; step-up; strengthening; thrust; tightening, accelerando; aggravation; beefing-up; blowing up; blowup; concentration; condensation; consolidation; deepening; double time; double-quick; double-quick time; drive; enhancement; exacerbation; exaggeration; explosion; festination; forced march; forwarding; getaway; hastening; heating-up; heightening; hurrying; impetus; information explosion; intensification; magnification; pickup; population explosion; quickening; redoubling; reinforcement.
- enPR: əksĕlərā'shən, IPA: /ək.sɛl.əˈreɪ.ʃən/, SAMPA: /@ksEl@"reIS@n/
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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
NounAcceleration (plural accelerationes)
- acceleration; a change in velocity