Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of accelerate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. caused to move faster.
  • adj. caused to be completed in a shorter than normal time period; speeded up, as of an academic course. Opposite of delayed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. speeded up, as of an academic course

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Examples

  • The term accelerated, does that originate from the GCM models?

    Watts Up With That?

  • Contributing to Thursday's announcement were manufacturing problems that have postponed the shipment of AMD's newest chips, which it calls "accelerated processing units."

  • Khronos has set up a working group to create a standard for what it calls accelerated 3D graphics on the web.

    BBC News | Technology | World Edition

  • Once we decided that we will get our exposure down to a level that we are very, very comfortable, we may not be going with these what I call accelerated type of loan sale.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • China's manufacturing activity expanded in September and accelerated from the previous month, adding to evidence that Chinese growth remains robust and that its slowdown from extraordinary growth rates earlier this year will be mild.

    World Watch

  • BEIJING — China's manufacturing activity expanded in September and accelerated from the previous month, an official gauge showed Friday, adding to evidence that Chinese growth remains robust and that its slowdown from extraordinary growth rates earlier this year will be mild.

    China's Manufacturing Growing

  • The scheduled increases in accelerated depreciation deductions were repealed, a 10 percent withholding on dividends and interest paid to individuals was instituted, and the Federal Unemployment Tax Act wage base and tax rate were increased.

    Matthew Yglesias » Fun With Tax Deductions

  • When an officer activated his lights and siren, Hamlin accelerated, leading several officers on a pursuit for about 10 minutes, according to a police document.

    Montgomery police have 'potential suspect' in death of AU professor

  • What should be accelerated is not the shuttle nor Orion but COTS D.

    The Cost Of Flying Shuttle Longer - NASA Watch

  • In the 68th minute Kamler once again accelerated down the left flank toward the penalty area and delivered a square ball in the center of the box where Noonan evaded a defender and calmly knocked the ball into the back of the net to round out his hat trick.

    USATODAY.com

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