an intensive and shortened course of study
- Accelerated reader
a teaching device into which a page of reading material is inserted and advanced one line at a time, gradually increasing the speed to accelerate and improve one’s rate of reading comprehension.
- Accelerating universe
accelerating universe A phrase used to refer to the discovery that the Hubble expansion is not slowing down, as one would expect if only gravity were acting on the galaxies, but is actually speeding up as time goes by. (See dark energy.)
the act of ; increase of speed or velocity. a change in velocity. Mechanics. the time rate of change of velocity with respect to magnitude or direction; the derivative of velocity with respect to time. Contemporary Examples This leaves room for some acceleration of the pace of withdrawals, an option the White House is reported […]
- Acceleration clause
a provision of a mortgage, loan, or the like that advances the date of payment under certain circumstances.