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### Definition of Accelerations

**1.** acceleration [n] - See also: acceleration

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Accelerations

### Literary usage of Accelerations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Matter and Motion* by James Clerk Maxwell (1878)

"DIAGRAM OF ** Accelerations**.—The diagram of accelerations is a system of points,
each of which corresponds to one of the bodies of the material system, ..."

**2.**

*Analytic Mechanics*by John Anthony Miller, Scott Barrett Lilly (1915)

"The Parallelogram of

**. — By Newton's Laws of Motion, ... Hence, the resultant of the two accelerations can be represented by the line that ..."**

**Accelerations****3.**

*An Elementary Treatise on Dynamics: Containing Applications to*by Benjamin Williamson, Francis Alexander Tarleton (1889)

"Hence, also, we may regard a point as receiving two or more simultaneous accelerations of motion, and can determine the resultant acceleration by a ..."

**4.**

*A Manual of the Mechanics of Engineering and of the Construction of Machines*by Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1870)

"Composition of

**. — By the composition of two uniformly ... If we designate the accelerations of the motions in the directions A Xand AF(Fig. ..."**

**Accelerations****5.**

*A Text-book of Physics: Including a Collection of Examples and Questions*by William Watson (1920)

"Composition and Resolution of

**.—A uniform acceleration, being a ... Hence we have the parallelogram, triangle, and polygon of accelerations. ..."**

**Accelerations****6.**

*The Theory of Machines*by Robert William Angus (1917)

"General Effects of

**.—It has become a practice in modern machinery to ... These alternate accelerations and retardations cause vibrations in the ..."**

**Accelerations**