Meaning of ACCELERATION in English

ACCELERATION

1.

The ~ of a process or change is the fact that it is getting faster and faster.

He has also called for an ~ of political reforms.

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2.

Acceleration is the rate at which a car or other vehicle can increase its speed, often seen in terms of the time that it takes to reach a particular speed.

Acceleration to 60 mph takes a mere 5.7 seconds.

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3.

Acceleration is the rate at which the speed of an object increases. (TECHNICAL)

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