Meaning of ACCELERATION in English

n. 25B6; noun

the car's acceleration is sensational : INCREASE IN SPEED, increasing speed, gain in momentum.

the acceleration of the industrial process : HASTENING, precipitation, speeding up, quickening, stepping up, advancement, furtherance, boost, stimulation, spur.

an acceleration in the divorce rate : INCREASE, rise, leap, surge, escalation.

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