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acceleration

 [ak-sel″er-a´shun]
1. a quickening, as of the pulse rate.
2. in physics, the time rate of change of velocity.
psychomotor acceleration generalized physical and emotional overactivity in response to internal and external stimuli, such as that seen in the manic phase of bipolar disorder.

ac·cel·er·a·tion

(ak-sel-er-ā'shŭn), Avoid the mispronunciation uh-sel-er-ā'shŭn.
1. The act of accelerating.
2. The rate of increase in velocity per unit of time; commonly expressed in g units; also expressed in centimeters or feet per second squared.
3. The rate of increasing deviation from a rectilinear course.
[see accelerator]

ac·cel·er·a·tion

(ak-selĕr-āshŭn)
The rate of change of velocity.

ac·cel·er·a·tion

(ak-sel-er-ā'shŭn) Avoid the mispronunciation uh-sel-er-ā'shŭn.
1. The act of accelerating.
2. The rate of increase in velocity per unit of time; commonly expressed in g units; also expressed in centimeters or feet per second squared.
3. The rate of increasing deviation from a rectilinear course.

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The tensile and cryogenically fractured composite specimens were analyzed for surface morphology using Philips Electroscan microscope (ESEM) with an accelerative voltage of 15-20 kV.
There fore, while a pitcher must apply force to a baseball to achieve maximum release velocity, he also must constantly overcome the downward accelerative force of gravity (9.8 m/[s.sup.2]).
The students included in the study either, (a) successfully completed their series of Reading Recovery lessons and discontinued their need for this intervention or (b) were recommended for further literacy support following 20 weeks of Reading Recovery Lessons because they had not demonstrated accelerative progress.
An explanatory understanding of the historical sequence of goods of order, moreover, may itself in turn have an added accelerative effect upon the progressive realization of the social good.

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