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Word: accelerate

Definition: move faster


Sentences Containing 'accelerate'

A car with overdrive tested by the British magazine "The Motor" in 1955 had a top speed of and could accelerate from 0- in 10.8 seconds.
A car with overdrive tested by the British magazine The Motor in 1954 had a top speed of and could accelerate from 0- in 12.3 seconds.
A pound-force is the amount of force required to accelerate a slug at a rate of 1 ft/s2, so: Foot-pound-second (FPS) systems of units.
A variety of forces converged in the first part of the 20th century to break down the community's isolation and accelerate assimilation into American culture.
According to the African Union and Prime Minister Mohamed, with increasing troop strength the pace of territorial gains is expected to greatly accelerate.
And it will experience that growth over the course of a month or two, and its growth will continue to accelerate from that higher rate."
Anderson asserted that it's not far-fetched to say that online video will dramatically accelerate scientific advance, and that video contributors may be about to launch "the biggest learning cycle in human history."
Between now and 2015, GAVI can accelerate access to new vaccines that will save a further four million lives.
Combined with electronic payment, this may accelerate cash collection and thus improve a company’s cash flow position.
Creatine supplementation may accelerate the growth of cysts in humans with Polycystic Kidney Disease.
For the interior, common in recent Western cultures are grates, fireguards, log boxes, andirons, pellet baskets, and fire dogs, all of which cradle fuel and accelerate burning.
Former Australian Superbike champion Peter Goddard signed with Benelli in 2001 to accelerate the development of the Tornado Tre 900.
Founded in October 1994, the ADA Research Foundation (also a 501(c)3 nonprofit) was created to substantially accelerate the Association's ability to raise major gifts to directly fund diabetes research.
He can go up against gravitation in a balloon, and why should he not hope that ultimately he may be able to stop or accelerate his drift along the Time-Dimension, or even turn about and travel the other way?'
He currently serves as chair of both the ACT-AD Coalition (Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease) and the Friends of the Institute on Aging.
However, as the burn continued, the weight of the propellant decreased and the thrust-to-weight ratio exceeded 1 again and the ever-lighter vehicle then continued to accelerate towards orbit.
If a drive sprocket rotates at constant RPM, then the chain (and the driven sprocket) must accelerate and decelerate constantly.
In addition, it is highly unlikely the Israelis would have taken such measures to accelerate the Jewish evacuation given that they were already struggling to cope with the existing level of Jewish immigration.
In June 2009, dissatisfied with the pace of economic stimulus, Obama called on his cabinet to accelerate the investment.
In order to accelerate the ship's completion, the Admiralty decided in 1942 that she would not be equipped with her full suite of maintenance and repair equipment.
It also limits range, because some of the compressed air used to accelerate it is lost around the BB.
It is possible to extend MuPAD with C++ routines to accelerate calculations.
Lighthuggers are spacecraft that travel at just below the speed of light, taking months or years to accelerate to their cruising speed.
Mining on the island by Glacier Northwest would remove important feeder bluffs and accelerate erosion.
Moreover, the ship's forge was ordered to be hoisted out of its temporary idleness in the hold; and, to accelerate the affair, the blacksmith was commanded to proceed at once to the forging of whatever iron contrivances might be needed.
No, the sound of a bell, announcing a visitor, will but accelerate the resolution of one in Maximilian's situation, and then the bell would be followed by a louder noise.''
On September 3, another trough exited the coast of the United States, which turned Ella to the northeast and caused it to accelerate.
Once the target is inside the missiles range it launches, the booster motors accelerate the missile to its cruise speed of 280 meters per second, after which the sustainer motor cuts in.
Optional summer term offerings from 5-week to 15-week sessions allow students to accelerate their degrees.
PLOCAN combines test bed services together with ocean observation facilities to improve, accelerate and reduce costs related to the development of new oceanic technologies and marine experiments.
Portions of the database can be pulled into memory to accelerate bulk access.
Rebellin proved to accelerate quicker than Schleck, so there was no real fight for the victory.
Research has shown that 10,000 steps of activity every day does such things as increase metabolic rate all day and accelerate metabolism of fat.
The alkaline water could accelerate the corrosion of the aluminium racks holding the spent fuel rods.
The basis of his game was a good defensive technique, although he was able to accelerate and play attacking shots when the situation demanded.
The Blackfin instruction set contains media-processing extensions to help accelerate pixel-processing operations commonly used in video compression and image compression and decompression algorithms.
The goal of the course is " to remove learning barriers, ensure retention, accelerate application, and train leaders in a world where competition is so intense that business feels like war.
The graphics board included hardware to accelerate raster operations.
The Solar America Initiative (SAI) is a part of the Federal Advanced Energy Initiative to accelerate the development of advanced photovoltaic materials with the goal of making it cost-competitive with other forms of renewable electricity by 2015.
The use of the name Funkadelic resulted in an increasingly bitter and acrimonious legal dispute with Clinton's organization, which would only serve to accelerate the disintegration of Parliament-Funkadelic.
The ZX40S is designed to accelerate faster than the ZX40.
These condensation clouds can often be seen appearing round space-bound rockets as they accelerate through the atmosphere.
These cytoprotective PGs stimulate mucus, bicarbonate, and phospholipid secretion; increase mucosal blood flow; and accelerate epithelial restitution and mucosal healing.
THine also established its own high-speed testing facilities in its research site and accelerate its developing activities.
This enabled to reduce waiting times and to accelerate the process by exchanging these notes for unprimed banknotes.".
This releases additional electrons which accelerate and collide with further atoms, releasing more electrons—a chain reaction.
To accelerate the development and to obtain reliable results, on 14 January 1945 it was decided to use the unmodified drive from the Henschel Hs 293 in the F-55 A2 and A3.
was to accelerate children's English language learning and give them the foundation they need to be able to speak fluent, accent-free English.
Whereas a proportional hazards model assumes that the effect of a covariate is to multiply the hazard by some constant, an AFT model assumes that the effect of a covariate is to accelerate or decelerate the life course of a disease by some constant.
``Then,''said Danglars, pale with anger, which was not at all due to offended paternal love,``then, mademoiselle, you persist in your determination to accelerate my ruin?''

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