Origin of acceleration
Related formsnon·ac·cel·er·a·tion, nouno·ver·ac·cel·er·a·tion, nounre·ac·cel·er·a·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for acceleration
And if the effect of acceleration was stronger in some patches than others, that would mean less or more clumping up of galaxies.Using Black Holes to Measure Dark Energy, Like a BOSS|Matthew R. Francis|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That return, and that acceleration, are not coincidences either.Ukraine Is On the Verge Of War And Putin Is To Blame|Michael Weiss|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has three sensors which track steps, acceleration, and altitude.
Jones, the face of the burgeoning organization, has been taken aback by the acceleration of interest.
Smartphone apps like Grindr have been able to parlay that acceleration of trust (and, dare we say, desire) into a big business.Generation Naive: Why Young People Can’t Help Falling for Strangers Online|Caitlin Dickson|March 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rate of acceleration was terrific, and I am still unable to understand how Hart was able to manipulate the controls.
This bathroom, however, is practical only when we have some force downward, either gravitation or our own acceleration.The Skylark of Space|Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
The Lhari ships hit 12 gravities in the first surge of acceleration.The Colors of Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
There was the barest hesitation, and then they were forced back in their seats, with 5G acceleration.Evil Out of Onzar|Mark Ganes
We will ascend more gradually this time, so that the acceleration won't be so tiring to you.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for acceleration
Science definitions for acceleration
Culture definitions for acceleration
A change in the velocity of an object.