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Acceleration

Ac`cel`er`a´tion
n.1.The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity; - opposed to retardation.
Acceleration of the moon
(Astr. & Physics.) the increase of the moon's mean motion in its orbit, in consequence of which its period of revolution is now shorter than in ancient times.
Acceleration
See Priming of the tides, under Priming.
Diurnal acceleration of the fixed stars
the amount by which their apparent diurnal motion exceeds that of the sun, in consequence of which they daily come to the meridian of any place about three minutes fifty-six seconds of solar time earlier than on the day preceding.
Acceleration of the planets
the increasing velocity of their motion, in proceeding from the apogee to the perigee of their orbits.
Noun1.Accelerationacceleration - an increase in speed; "modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change"
Antonyms:
deceleration, retardation, slowing - a decrease in speed; "the deceleration of the arms race"
2.acceleration - the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
Synonyms: speedup, quickening
3.acceleration - (physics) a rate of change of velocity
An accelerator or gas pedal or throttle on a boat and possibly even an airplane, can be an indication that you will achieve your objectives with little outside help other then your own efforts. However if the accelerator is jammed or broken and you lost control of it, it is a warning not to develop a habit which could turn into a most unwanted vice.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, speeding, speedup, step-up, strengthening, thrust, tightening
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