- In the field of physics, the acceleration is the speed variation of an object. It could be an increase (what is commonly called “acceleration”) or a decrease (“deceleration”).
The acceleration unit in the international system is the meter-per-second-squared (m/s²) but the practical unit is the “g”.
Matching words: Inertial compensator, G, Gravitation
- In some science fiction works, the words acceleration or hyper-acceleration refers to the metabolism hyper-activity phenomenon which accelerating all the organism function, conferring a great speed, enhanced mental process and/or quicker reflexes.
Matching words: Superpower
- The DC comics character Flash
- Star Trek, episode 3×11 « Wink of an Eye »