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From Latin accelerātiō (a hastening, acceleration); compare French accélération.

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Singular
Acceleration

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Accelerations

Acceleration (countable and uncountable; plural Accelerations)
  1. (uncountable) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as opposed to retardation or deceleration.
    a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity
  2. (countable) The amount by which a speed or velocity increases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
    The boosters produce an acceleration of 20 metres per second per second.
  3. Patrono:Physics The change of velocity with respect to time (can include deceleration or changing direction).

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Acceleration in SI units is measured in metres per second per second (m/s2), or in imperial units in feet per second per second (ft/s2).

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acceleration

  1. acceleration

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Inflection for Acceleration Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form Acceleration Accelerationen Accelerationer Accelerationerna
Possessive form Accelerations Accelerationens Accelerationers Accelerationernas

Acceleration c.

  1. acceleration; a change in velocity

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