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Definition of the noun acceleration
What does acceleration mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accelerations
- an increase in rate of change
- example: modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- antonym: deceleration
- more generic words: alteration / change / modification = an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
- more specific words:
- the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
- (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
- domain: natural philosophy / physics
- lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
- antonym: deceleration
- more generic word: rate = a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun acceleration
- [uncountable] The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as opposed to retardation or deceleration.
- [countable] The amount by which a speed or velocity increases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
- [physics] The change of velocity with respect to time (can include deceleration or changing direction).
Specialised definition of the noun acceleration
Glossary of sports
the act of accelerating (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
the rate of change of velocity (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
- antonym: deceleration
an outward force caused by a change in direction without a change in speed (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
- "Acceleration" is the first full-length album by Norwegian avant-garde progressive metal band Age of Silence. It was released on September 14, 2004.
- "Acceleration" is a composition, cataloged instance.
- music and lyrics by Bill Nelson
- "Acceleration" is a musical EP of Bill Nelson.
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- "Acceleration" is a musical album of Franz & Shape.
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- "Acceleration" is a composition.
"Acceleration" is a book by Graham McNamee.
- also known as "Aceleracion"
- language: English Language
- genre: Young-adult fiction
- released on (12 years ago)
- Acceleration, in physics, is the rate at which the velocity of an object changes over time. An object's acceleration is the net result of any and all forces acting on the object, as described by Newton's Second Law. The SI unit for acceleration is the metre per second squared. Accelerations are vector quantities and add according to the parallelogram law. As a vector, the calculated net force is equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration.
- also known as Hızın zamana göre değişim hızı, Hızın zamana göre türevi, Hızdaki Artış, Hız vektörünün şiddetindeki artış, Hız vektöründeki değişim
- Acceleration: For any information about the acceleration of an animal.
Phrases with Acceleration
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Phrases ending with the word Acceleration:
- Plasma acceleration
- Proper acceleration
- angular acceleration
- centripetal acceleration
- Plasma Wakefield Acceleration
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acceleration
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Robotics Demystified (2004)
by Edwin Wise
Feet per second per second: ft/s2 Meters per second per second: m/s2 Like velocity, acceleration is a derived unit.
Since acceleration is the change of velocity over time, and velocity is itself a change in position over time, acceleration is the ...
A Strategic Approach to Better Contracts and Settlements by Xavier M. Frascogna, H. Lee Hetherington
Acceleration is an action-oriented tactic that can be used by the plaintiff as well as the defendant. Frequently, lawyers...
The Concepts of Science (2013)
From Newton to Einstein by Lloyd Motz, Jefferson Hane Weaver
The acceleration is a vector quantity, since it is the vectorial difference between two vectors (which is itself a vector)...
by Janice Kaye Loudon, Robert C. Manske, Michael P. Reiman
Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity with respect to time. Mathematically, acceleration is the second time derivative of displacement and the first time derivative of velocity and is represented by the following equation: velocity = A ...
by Glen Moulton
Acceleration is the rate at which the velocity of an object changes over time. The acceleration of an...
Positive acceleration is an increase in velocity, whereas negative acceleration is a decrease in the velocity or deceleration. . Velocity is ...
Handbook of Modern Sensors (2010)
Physics, Designs, and Applications by Jacob Fraden
It's a simple task to make a complex system, It's a complex task to make a simple system Acceleration is a dynamic...
Fundamentals And Applications, Revised And Expanded by George W. Younkin
DRIVE ACCELERATION Feed drive acceleration is a critical factor with large industrial machines.
Physics in the Modern World (2012)
by Jerry Marion
Acceleration- The General Definition Acceleration means change in velocity. But, as we have seen, velocity is a vector quantity. There are two ways that a vector can change: in magnitude and in direction. A change in either (or both) of these ...
Venture Deals (2011)
Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld, Jason Mendelson
Single-trigger acceleration refers to automatic accelerated vesting upon a merger . Double-trigger acceleration refers to two events needing to take place before accelerated vesting, specifically an acquisition of the company combined with the ...
by Erik Oberg
When the velocity is variable and constantly increasing, the rate at which it changes is called acceleration. Acceleration is the rate at which the velocity of a body changes in a unit of time, as the change in feet or meters per second, in one ...
A Proceedings Volume from the 7th IFAC Symposium, Wrocław, Poland, 1-3 September 2003 by Ignacy Dulęba, Jurek Sasiadek
Acceleration is a positive constant am“. 0 Negative maximum jerk, for T3 time interval. Acceleration is linearly decreasing from am“ to “lama:0 Zero jerk for T4 msec. Acceleration is a negative constant 43",“. 0 Positive maximum jerk, for T5 time ...
Late Modernity (2014)
Trajectories towards Morphogenic Society by Margaret Archer
And along with William Scheuerman, Rosa later insists that “the concept of social acceleration is an indispensable tool for...
Understanding Energy (1991)
Energy, Entropy, and Thermodynamics for Everyman by R. Stephen Berry
Acceleration is the rate at which velocity changes with time: (miles per hour) per hour, or (meters per second) per second.
Positive acceleration means either an object is moving to more positive directions and is speeding up, or that it is ...
by Christopher Clapham, James Nicholson
acceleration—time graph any particular example of the algebraic structure in question. The theory of certain algebraic structures is highly developed; in particular, the theory of vector spaces is so extensive that its study, known as * linear ...
The Whiplash Encyclopedia (2006)
by Robert Ferrari
ply the acceleration by the mass of the head and neck. Engineers often avoid the term "g-force" because it is confusing. Whiplash experiments tell us how high the head acceleration must be before pain is reported. Thus, when an engineer ...
by John Daintith
acceleration Symbol: a The SI unit of linear acceleration is the meter per second per second (m s–2). The SI unit of angular ac- celeration is the radian per second per second (rad s–2). 1. When considering motion ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
« ACCELERATION. «./. Yaeteleratio, Latin ...
Suppofing the acceleration to be always the fame, we conceive of this constancy, that in equal times there are equal ...
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf
ACCELEROMETRY Accelerometers measure the acceleration of the object on which they are mounted. They consist, in effect, of a mass mounted on a cantilever beam or spring, which is attached to the accelerometer housing. As the housing ...
by Jeanne Mager Stellman
ACCELERATION. AND. MlCROGRAVITY. IN. THE. AEROSPACE. ENVIRONMENT. Relford Patterson and Russell B. Rayman Since the first sustained flight of a powered aircraft at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (United States) , in 1903, aviation ...
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Street furniture by the metalwork artist John Creed.
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Although he is nearly 9 years old JR still has a good turn of speed. If he would only keep those ears down he would go even faster!
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an f-104 starfighter rips through a turn. if only you could hear the sound of it's jet engine when the afterburner kicks in... pure energetic noise.
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A long exposure speeds up one of Brightons buses
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- Circlular Acceleration
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- Acceleration Stations
Ross getting ready for an acceleration run for F-SAE
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- Acceleration - the basic definition
This video is a brief introduction to acceleration, going over the basic definition.
- LHC Particle Acceleration In-depth Explanation
This is an In-depth explanation of how they accelerate the particle in the Large Hadron Collider. Well done video by CERN and hope you enjoy.
- Acceleration Explanation
This video explains the characteristics of proper acceleration mechanics.
- Acceleration in Physics - Meaning, Measurement, & Calculation (RP7)
Acceleration is the rate of change of velocity. This seventh Radical Physics (RP) taproot episode gets at the heart of kinematics and lays the foundation for much ...
- Acceleration Meaning
Video shows what acceleration means. The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as opposed to retardation or ...
- Definition of Acceleration: AP Physics 1
- Golf terminology acceleration
- Business Acceleration Program Washington DC | Maryland | Virginia | Definition of Success
Accelerate Your Washington DC Start-up with PGI Paradigm Group Inc. specializes in business acceleration for entrepreneurs and new start-ups / companies ...
- LHC Particle Acceleration In depth Explanation
- The Sector Matrix: Acceleration & Maximum Strength Phase Explanation
- 1D Motion Definition of Acceleration DJD (vid 10)
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- Definition Of Acceleration
- The meaning of signs for Velocity and Acceleration Vectors
The meaning of signs for Velocity and Acceleration Vectors.
- Acceleration Description Video
- Dictionary: Acceleration
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Quotes about Acceleration
Emphasis was usually put on the horizontal acceleration factor, for the simple reason that ordinary structures have a built-in safety factor for the vertical component; that is, gravity. (Charles Francis Richter)
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3E1L1E1R1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 12-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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