Meaning of ACCELERATION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ əkˌseləˈreɪʃən ]

n. 1 the process or act of accelerating or being accelerated. 2 an instance of this. 3 (of a vehicle etc.) the capacity to gain speed (the car has good acceleration). 4 Physics the rate of change of velocity measured in terms of a unit of time. [F acc÷l÷ration or L acceleratio (as ACCELERATE)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.