acceleration principle

noun Economics.

the principle that an increase in the demand for a finished product will create a greater demand for capital goods.

Nearby words

  1. acceleration,
  2. acceleration clause,
  3. acceleration coefficient,
  4. acceleration of free fall,
  5. acceleration of gravity,
  6. accelerationist,
  7. accelerative,
  8. accelerator,
  9. accelerator board,
  10. accelerator factor

Origin of acceleration principle

First recorded in 1940–45

Also called accelerator principle. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019