noun. 1. a rise in the rate at which something/someone moves. 2. in regards to arithmetic, the speed at with change occurs in the slope of a specific function

ACCELERATION: "Through months of training, Jennifer was able to reach peak endurance during the race and accelerated as she ran, carrying her to the finish line in first place."
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