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  • noun Plural form of accelerator.


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  • From 55 grain accelerators up to 220 gr., there is a load for about anything you'll run up against.

    I am looking to purchase a new rifle within the next 6 months.

  • If you click on this icon IE pops up a list of "accelerators" - tiny bits of code that perform operations on the selected text, such as translating it in Google

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • For example one of the new features on Internet Explorer 8 are "accelerators" - shortcuts that give instant access to add-on features.

    Geekzone: IT, mobility, wireless and handheld news

  • Some graduates of incubators, sometimes referred to as "accelerators," expressed similar views.

    Some Fear a Glut in Tech 'Incubators'

  • [AS] And, it took almost 30 years for the prediction to be found to be correct by the discovery of these families of quarks in accelerators.

    Makoto Kobayashi - Interview

  • Most common primary particles produced in accelerators.

    Accelerators and Nobel Laureates

  • "Tobacco companies deliberately add chemicals called accelerators to cigarette paper or tobacco to make sure it does not extinguish itself."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Prior to IE8 Beta 2 what we now call accelerators were called activities, and I'm pretty happy with the name change, because they truly do accelerate tasks we do all the time - like cutting and pasting an address from one page into another, say Live Maps, to get directions.

    MSDN Blogs

  • New ways to access online services, including short cuts called accelerators from any web page.

    The Test Bed

  • This soup of ionized gas can handle electric fields about a thousand times stronger than can conventional accelerators, meaning the accelerators can potentially be a thousand times shorter.

    Wired Top Stories


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