acceleration

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Synonyms for acceleration

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the act of accelerating

(physics) a rate of increase of velocity

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The semicircular canals are sensitive to angular accelleration (head rotation), and send excitatory and inhibitory innervation to the extraocular muscles.
Add to that a fairly impressive rate of accelleration and you've got what some might call "a very roomy estate car, with all the punch of a sporty hatchback".
The linear drives provide for extreme accelleration up to 2g and rapid traverse speeds tip to 3,542 ipm.
True, you might find sharper handling and marginally faster accelleration from the likes of Porsche and Ferrari, but you won't get there in half as much comfort.