Acceleration ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Acceleration ( noun )

  1. The rate of change of velocity of an object with respect to time.
  2. An increase in rate or amount.

Origin:

From latin accelerare, present infinitive of accelero ("to hasten, quicken"), from ad- ("to") + celerare ("to make swift"), from celer ("swif.t")

Examples:

  1. The acceleration of the car on the highway was impressive.
  2. The acceleration of the economy was a sign of a healthy recovery.
  3. The rocket's acceleration as it lifted off the launchpad was intense.
  4. He felt the acceleration as the rollercoaster began its descent.
  5. The company's sales showed an acceleration in the last quarter.

(As a verb)

Acceleration ( verb )

  1. The rate of change of velocity of an object with respect to time.
  2. An increase in rate or amount.

Origin:

From latin accelerare, present infinitive of accelero ("to hasten, quicken"), from ad- ("to") + celerare ("to make swift"), from celer ("swif.t")

Examples:

  1. The acceleration of the car on the highway was impressive.
  2. The acceleration of the economy was a sign of a healthy recovery.
  3. The rocket's acceleration as it lifted off the launchpad was intense.
  4. He felt the acceleration as the rollercoaster began its descent.
  5. The company's sales showed an acceleration in the last quarter.
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