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accelerator

 [ak-sel´er-a″ter] (L.)
an agent or apparatus that increases the rate at which something occurs or progresses.
serum prothrombin conversion accelerator (SPCA) factor VII, one of the coagulation factors.

ac·cel·er·a·tor

(ak-sel'er-ā-ter), Avoid the mispronunciation uh-sel'er-ā-ter.
1. Anything that increases rapidity of action or function.
2. In physiology, a nerve, muscle, or substance that quickens movement or response.
3. A catalytic agent used to hasten a chemical reaction. Synonym(s): accelerant
4. In nuclear physics, a device that accelerates charged particles (for example, protons) to high speed to produce nuclear reactions in a target, for the study of subatomic structure, for the production of radionuclides, or for radiation therapy.
[L. accelerans, pres. p. of ac-celero, to hasten, fr. celer, swift]

ac·cel·er·a·tor

(ak-sel'ĕr-ā-tŏr)
1. Anything that increases rapidity of action or function.
2. physiology A nerve, muscle, or substance that quickens movement or response.
3. A catalytic agent used to hasten a chemical reaction.
Synonym(s): accelerant.
4. nuclear physics A device that accelerates charged particles (e.g., protons) to high speed to produce nuclear reactions in a target, often for the production of radionuclides or for radiation therapy.
[L. accelerans, pres. p. of ac-celero, to hasten, fr. celer, swift]

ac·cel·er·a·tor

(ak-sel'ĕr-ā-tŏr) Avoid the mispronunciation uh-sel'er-ā-ter.
1. Anything that increases rapidity of action or function.
2. That which activates developing agents in x-ray film processing chemicals or increases alkalinity, or softens the emulsion in film.
[L. accelerans, pres. p. of ac-celero, to hasten, fr. celer, swift]

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The elimination of the bending magnet and the miniaturization of the accelerator results in a weight reduction of approximately a factor of eight from that of a conventional S-band accelerator design, even adding in the additional weight of the accelerator guide shielding and the beam-stopper.
The LHC accelerator makes particles collide, but then you need machines capable of observing the collisions in order to see the particles that are produced.
The newly achieved electron pulses, which last only tens of femtoseconds, pack energy up to 1,000 times as densely as did electron packets produced by wakefield accelerators of the past, Katsouleas notes.
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More than 430 ACCELERATORs are already deployed in numerous agencies throughout the United States government, including the US Joint Forces Command's Millennium Challenge 02 Exercise, Federal Aviation Administration, well as mission-critical networks like the DOD's Defense Information Systems Agency, US Veterans Administration, the US Army Personnel Command, the US Army Fifth Signal Command and the US Army Special Operations Command.
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Along with the opportunity to work with a rigorously screened group of high-potential insurtechs, accelerators keep carriers abreast of new market changes and offer ways to refine their marketing and technology strategies, said Michael Fitzgerald, a senior analyst in research and advisory firm Celent's insurance practice.