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ACCELERATION (from Lat. accelerare, t...

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 111 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACCELERATION (from Lat. accelerare, to hasten, celer, quick), hastening or quickening; in mechanics, a term employed to denote the rate at which the velocity of a body, whose motion is not uniform, either increases or decreases. (See MECHANICS and HODOGRAPH.)
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