Meaning of ACCELERATION in English

ACCELERATION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

rapid

A rapid acceleration took place in the implementation of the agrarian reform.

The rapid acceleration of prices was the result of the interaction of a number of developments.

But over the last decade there has been a rapid acceleration in this type of transaction.

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a sharp acceleration in the job market

Looking ahead, bankers do not foresee any acceleration of loan growth.

The acceleration by Earth's gravity acts on asteroids falling through the atmosphere.

The Quattro offers excellent braking and acceleration after warming up.

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But London won enough of the ball for Carling to display his acceleration and his priceless ability to time a pass.

During a quake of magnitude 6.1 on 20 February 1990, ground acceleration was measured at 10 percent of gravity.

Eliminating F from the last two equations gives the acceleration .

Finally he hooks his belt on to the Doom Diver Catapult and braces himself for sudden acceleration .

Lateral acceleration at release is 6-7g.

On the left-hand sides are the well-known expressions for the radial and tangential components of acceleration .

The flight data recorder measures altitude, speed and acceleration of the aircraft at the time of an accident.

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