from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An increase in speed; acceleration.
  • n. A required acceleration of work or production without an increase in pay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An amount or rate of decrease in time taken.
  • n. The relationship between time taken and number of processors used.

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

  • n. the act of accelerating; increasing the speed


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