Definition of Accelerative in English :

Define Accelerative in English

Accelerative meaning in English

Meaning of Accelerative in English

Pronunciation of Accelerative in English

Accelerative pronunciation in English

Pronounce Accelerative in English


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1. accelerative, acceleratory

tending to increase velocity

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see synonyms of accelerative
of, causing, or increasing acceleration

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see synonyms of accelerative
v. ac·cel·er·at·ed, ac·cel·er·at·ing, ac·cel·er·ates
v. tr.
a. To increase the speed of: accelerated the engine. See Synonyms at speed.
b. Physics To change the velocity of.
2. To cause to occur sooner than expected: accelerated his retirement by a year.
3. To cause to develop or progress more quickly: a substance used to accelerate a fire.
a. To reduce the time required for (an academic course, for example); compress into a shorter period.
b. To make it possible for (a student) to finish an academic course faster than usual.
v. intr.
1. To move or act faster.
2. Physics To undergo a change in velocity.

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