Acceleration

All possible synonyms of the word Acceleration as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acceleration

Definition

  • (physics) a rate of increase of velocity

Synonyms

  • acceleration

Hypernyms

  • rate: a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"

Topic domains

  • physics, natural philosophy: the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"

Hyponyms

  • angular acceleration: (physics) the rate of change of the angular velocity of a rotating body
  • centripetal acceleration: the acceleration toward the center that holds a satellite in elliptical orbit

Acceleration, quickening, speedup

Definition

  • the act of accelerating; increasing the speed

Synonyms

  • acceleration
  • quickening
  • speedup

Hypernyms

  • speed, speeding, hurrying: changing location rapidly

Acceleration

Definition

  • an increase in rate of change; "modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change"

Synonyms

  • acceleration

Hypernyms

  • change, alteration, modification: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

Hyponyms

  • pickup, getaway: the attribute of being capable of rapid acceleration; "his car has a lot of pickup"
  • precipitation: an unexpected acceleration or hastening; "he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"

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