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acceleration - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'acceleration' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Acceleration [ n.]
- The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity; -- opposed to retardation.

Meaning of 'acceleration' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . acceleration [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an increase in rate of change
Example in sentence:
  • modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change