First attested in 1531. From Frenchaccélération or more likely directly from Latinaccelerātiō (“a hastening, acceleration”). Equivalent to accelerate + -ion.
Acceleration Sentence Examples
The acceleration therefore remains the same, and the velocity is unaltered.
The pull recorded on the diagram includes the resistances due to acceleration and to the gradient on which the train is moving.
Since the difference between the acceleration of gravity at the pole and at the equator is about 2%, the correction for latitude will be quite sensible in an instrument which might be used at various times in high and low latitudes.
This gives the acceleration of m as modified by the inertia of the wheel.
The rapid variation of certain groups of animals or the acceleration of certain organs is also not evidence of the sudden appearance of new adaptive characters.