Meaning of ACCELERATION in English

ACCELERATION

noun

1 increase in speed

ADJECTIVE

▪ rapid , sudden

▪ gradual

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ in

There has been a rapid ~ in the growth of industry.

2 ability of a car to accelerate

ADJECTIVE

▪ fast , good

This model has the best ~ of any available sports car.

▪ poor , slow

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