acceleration

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: əksĕlərā'shən
  • IPA: /ək.sɛl.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
  • SAMPA: /@ksEl@"reIS@n/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ac‧cel‧er‧a‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
acceleration

Plural
accelerations

(countable & uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) Acceleration is a change in speed.
    As the plane took off, the acceleration pressed her into her seat.
  2. (countable) Acceleration is by how much a speed or velocity goes up.