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1. acceleration

noun. ['ˌækˌsɛlɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of accelerating; increasing the speed.

Synonyms

  • speedup
  • speeding
  • quickening
  • hurrying

Antonyms

  • birth
  • decrease
  • increase
  • death

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How do you pronounce acceleration?

Pronounce acceleration as ˌækˌsɛlərˈeɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word acceleration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Full acceleration means that your 100 percent of your stock options immediately vest at the time of the trigger.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
An accelerometer, as the name implies, measures acceleration, but only linear acceleration.

2. acceleration

noun. ['ˌækˌsɛlɝˈeɪʃən'] an increase in rate of change.

Synonyms

  • precipitation
  • pickup
  • change
  • modification
  • getaway

Antonyms

  • tightening
  • loosening
  • stranger
  • deconcentrate

3. acceleration

noun. ['ˌækˌsɛlɝˈeɪʃən'] (physics) a rate of increase of velocity.

Synonyms

  • angular acceleration
  • centripetal acceleration

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
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