Definition of 'acceleration'
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Many economists think there will be no acceleration in pay growth next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There appears to have been a post-referendum acceleration in the growth of the money supply, more broadly defined than just cash. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The result is sports car acceleration in a motor the size of a barn. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The energy is fed back to a motor on the front axle for increased acceleration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The acceleration and speed simply blows you away. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He showed a terrific high cruising speed and acceleration. The Sun (2015)On an open stretch you can easily maintain a good cruising speed and the acceleration is acceptable too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The acceleration of evolutionary processes would take place out of kilter with the parallel evolution required to keep an ecological balance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)SuperGroup promised an acceleration of its growth overseas yesterday as it launched a charm offensive to pep up its share price. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The group said that the pricing factors that resulted in the warning would lead to an acceleration in growth in the future. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Without the right mechanics you will expend excess energy with little rewards and with no acceleration no top speed can be attained. The Sun (2011)In terms of speed and acceleration, it has more in common with a milk float. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can still tell they're diesels at low speed and under acceleration but they are noticeably quieter. The Sun (2010)The last thing that a Prius owner worries about is speed or acceleration so why focus on increasing them? Times, Sunday Times (2008)When you put your foot down hard, the gearbox computer realises you want maximum acceleration and changes to first gear. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In effect, investors are being asked for forgo an element of income in exchange for an acceleration in profit growth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If we finished second doing the formation work, it's an acceleration of our process. The Sun (2014)There was just more power, more acceleration, more speed and more of that amazing noise. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On the streets of Kabul the rapid acceleration in the growth of the Afghan security forces is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2010)None of it is bad; if you whacked this on in the car, acceleration would doubtless ensue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Second, the main acceleration in growth occurred in the spring of last year, before forward guidance was introduced. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We're talking about details as precise as acceleration and average speed, so there really is nowhere to hide. The Sun (2014)But I realized something else: the acceleration of change in our society makes creativity increasingly important. Christianity Today (2000)I'm not talking about the maximum speed but the acceleration, which was daunting. Times, Sunday Times (2007)More importantly, since riders are more interested in acceleration than maximum speed, that power and torque are available across the whole rev range. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The coalition's measures are credited with boosting consumer confidence and contributing to a sharp acceleration in GDP growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now you have a chance to prove it with an app that uses GPS to measure your speed, acceleration and braking. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'acceleration'
British English: acceleration /ækˌsɛləˈreɪʃən/ NOUN
The acceleration of a process is the fact that it is getting faster.
...acceleration to 60 mph.
- American English: acceleration
- Arabic: تَسْريع
- Brazilian Portuguese: aceleração
- Chinese: 加速
- Croatian: ubrzanje
- Czech: zrychlení
- Danish: acceleration
- Dutch: versnelling sneller gaan
- European Spanish: aceleración
- Finnish: kiihtyvyys
- French: accélération
- German: Beschleunigung
- Greek: επιτάχυνση
- Italian: accelerazione
- Japanese: 加速
- Korean: 가속
- Norwegian: akselerasjon
- Polish: przyspieszenie
- European Portuguese: aceleração
- Romanian: accelerație
- Russian: ускорение
- Spanish: aceleración
- Swedish: acceleration
- Thai: การเพิ่มความเร็ว
- Turkish: hızlanma
- Ukrainian: прискорення
- Vietnamese: sự tăng tốc
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