accelerator

a chemical additive that reduces the setting time of cement. See cement and cementing materials.

Accelerator

A machine used to accelerate particles to high speeds (and thus high energy compared to their rest-mass energy).

Accelerator

The principle states that a given change in demand for consumer goods will cause a greater percentage change in demand for capital goods. The principle is used to help explain business cycles. The accelerator theory suggests that the level of net investment will be determined by the rate of change of national income. If national income is growing a...
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accelerator

[n] - a pedal that controls the throttle valve 2. [n] - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles 3. [n] - a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
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Accelerator

A chemical agent used to speed up the drying time for super glue.
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Accelerator

An expansion that replaces your Amigas' CPU with a faster, better one.
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Accelerator

ChemistryA substance that makes vulcanization of rubber occur more quickly or at a lower temperature. A substance that makes crosslinking in a polymer occur more quickly or at a lower temperature.PhysicsA machine used to accelerate particles to high speeds and thus high energy compared to their rest-mass energy.
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accelerator

1. A substance that makes vulcanization of rubber occur more quickly or at a lower temperature. 2. A substance that makes crosslinking in a polymer occur more quickly or at a lower temperature, e. g., accelerators are added to Super Glue to make it set up quickly.
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Accelerator

An organic compound which is added to an epoxy resin to shorten the cure time.
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Accelerator

Chemical additive that hastens cure or chemical reaction.
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Accelerator

Any material added to stucco, plaster or mortar which speeds up the natural set.
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Accelerator

Is a chemical added to a developer solution to speed up the slow working action of the reducing agents in the solution.
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Accelerator

Ac·cel'er·a`tor noun One who, or that which, accelerates. Also as an adj .; as, accelerator nerves.
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accelerator

1. Anything that increases rapidity of action or function. ... 2. In physiology, a nerve, muscle, or substance that quickens movement or response. ... 3. A catalytic agent used to hasten a chemical reaction. ... 4. In nuclear physics, a device that accelerates charged particles (e.g., protons) to high speed in order to produce nuclear reactions in ...
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accelerator

throttle noun a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
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accelerator

gas pedal noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve; `he stepped on the gas`
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accelerator

(ak-sel´әr-a″tәr) an agent or apparatus that increases the rate at which something occurs or progresses. serum prothrombin conversion accelerator(SPCA) factor VII.
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Accelerator

• (n.) One who, or that which, accelerates. Also as an adj.; as, accelerator nerves.
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accelerator

in the rubber industry, any of numerous chemical substances that cause vulcanization (q.v.) of rubber to occur more rapidly or at lower temperatures. ... [1 related articles]
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accelerator

accelerator (ak SEL ur ay' tur) A pedal or other device to make something go faster, to speed up, quicken the pace: 'The car suddenly accelerated and ran into a tree when he stepped too hard on the accelerator.'
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Accelerator

Any machine used to impart large kinetic energies to charged particles such as electrons, protons, and atomic nuclei. These accelerated particles are then used to probe nuclear or subnuclear phenomena. There are also many accelerators in industrial and medical applications.
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Accelerator

[software] The Accelerator is a collection of development solutions for IBM i and Windows platforms using LANSA, and/or Microsoft .Net technologies provided by Surround Technologies(http://www.surroundtech.com). The Accelerator development architecture is a tool for building Windows and Web apps within a structured framework. The intent of ...
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Accelerator

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Accelerator

[Internet Explorer] Accelerators are a form of selection-based search which allow a user to invoke an online service from any other page using only the mouse introduced by Microsoft in Internet Explorer 8. Actions such as selecting the text or other objects will give users access to the usable Accelerator services (such as blogging with the...
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Accelerator

[library] Accelerator is a data parallel library being developed by Microsoft Research. It allows data parallel programs to be written that run on the GPU. It utilizes the DirectX runtime and shader programs to communicate with the GPU. The public API of the library is exposed using managed code. ...
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