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Verb
/akˈseləˌrāt/,
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accelerates, 3rd person singular present; accelerated, past participle; accelerated, past tense; accelerating, present participle;
  1. (of a vehicle or other physical object) Begin to move more quickly
    • - the car accelerated toward her
  2. Increase in amount or extent
    • - inflation started to accelerate
    • - the key question is whether stress accelerates aging
    • - accelerating industrial activity
  3. Undergo a change in velocity


  1. move faster; "The car accelerated"
  2. (accelerated) speeded up, as of an academic course; "in an accelerated program in school"
  3. (acceleration) an increase in rate of change; "modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change"
  4. (acceleration) the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
  5. Accelerate is an album by American pop/contemporary Christian group Jump5. It was released on October 7, 2003.
  6. Accelerate is the fourteenth studio album by the American alternative rock band R.E.M., released on March 31, 2008 in Europe, and on April 1 in North America. Produced with Jacknife Lee, Accelerate is intended as a departure from the 2004 album Around the Sun.Kelly, Rose. "". RollingStone.com. ...
  7. Season two of Smallville, an American television series developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, began airing on September 24, 2002, on The WB television network. ...
  8. (Acceleration (album)) Acceleration is the first full-length album by Norwegian avant-garde progressive metal band Age of Silence. It was released on September 14, 2004.
  9. (Acceleration (education)) Academic acceleration is the advancement of students in subjects at a rate that places them ahead of where they would be in the regular school curriculum. ...
  10. (Accelerations (waltz)) Accellerationen (Accelerations), op. 234, is a waltz composed by Johann Strauss II in 1860 for the Engineering Students' Ball at the Sofienbad-Saal in Vienna. It is one of his best-known waltzes, famous especially for its rapidly accelerating opening waltz theme.
  11. To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of; To hasten, as the occurrence of an event; To become faster; to begin to move more quickly; Alternative form of accelerated. ...
  12. (Accelerated) an index prepared by computer, such as a census index
  13. (ACCELERATES) the process dramatically as Bio-Sorb naturally/organically contains Humic Acid, a “kick-starter” to bio-remediation
  14. (Accelerating) Describes a rhythm that increases in speed.  example
  15. (accelerating) (adj) : causing quicker motion(force)
  16. Accelerating is essential to get more speed. However, accelerating may turn your bike over and you'll hit your head, so be careful. Easy way to avoid it is to release gas once in a while. ...
  17. (acceleration) The force of a knife-plotter head moving from a stopped position to its fastest linear (straight-line) speed. Measured in grams, it gives the zero-to-60 indication of plotter speed, but a better overall indication is throughput.
  18. Acceleration is an expression that is usually used when a person chooses to pay a mortgage on a weekly or a bi-weekly basis although it can apply to any repayment program. ...
  19. (Acceleration) Describes when the coaster's cars or trains are gaining speed. The term is most commonly used to describe how fast a train reaches a specific speed on a launch coaster (i.e. the train accelerates from zero to XX mph in X number of seconds).
  20. (acceleration) a temporary increase in the fetal heart rate usually defined as involving an increase in fetal heart rate of at least 15 bpm for at least 15 seconds. This is consistent with a healthy fetus
  21. (Acceleration) The process where the entire principal balance, plus interest and other costs, is due and payable immediately as a result of non-payment of the debt. This process generally occurs prior to a loan being placed with an external collection agency.
  22. (Acceleration) The use of methods for completing work in a shorter time than previously planned or required by the contract. [D04904]
  23. (Acceleration) Securities cannot be sold unless a registration statement has become effective with the SEC, or a specific exemption applies. That effective date occurs automatically 20 days after it is filed, unless an SEC stop order or refusal order is in effect. ...
  24. (ACCELERATION) Making demand for payment in full for a debt that has not yet matured. Usually a remedy provided in a loan document for the lender to use in the event of default by the borrower.
  25. (acceleration) Progression through an education or training program at a faster than usual rate.