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  • adjective caused to move faster.
  • adjective caused to be completed in a shorter than normal time period; speeded up, as of an academic course. Opposite of delayed.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of accelerate.

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  • adjective speeded up, as of an academic course

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  • The term accelerated, does that originate from the GCM models?

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  • Contributing to Thursday's announcement were manufacturing problems that have postponed the shipment of AMD's newest chips, which it calls "accelerated processing units."

  • Once we decided that we will get our exposure down to a level that we are very, very comfortable, we may not be going with these what I call accelerated type of loan sale.

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  • Once we decided that we will get our exposure down to a level that we are very, very comfortable, we may not be going with these what I call accelerated type of loan sale.

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  • Khronos has set up a working group to create a standard for what it calls accelerated 3D graphics on the web.

    BBC News | Technology | World Edition

  • The scheduled increases in accelerated depreciation deductions were repealed, a 10 percent withholding on dividends and interest paid to individuals was instituted, and the Federal Unemployment Tax Act wage base and tax rate were increased.

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  • When an officer activated his lights and siren, Hamlin accelerated, leading several officers on a pursuit for about 10 minutes, according to a police document.

    Montgomery police have 'potential suspect' in death of AU professor

  • When an officer activated his lights and siren, Hamlin accelerated, leading several officers on a pursuit for about 10 minutes, according to a police document.

    Montgomery police have 'potential suspect' in death of AU professor

  • China's manufacturing activity expanded in September and accelerated from the previous month, adding to evidence that Chinese growth remains robust and that its slowdown from extraordinary growth rates earlier this year will be mild.

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  • BEIJING — China's manufacturing activity expanded in September and accelerated from the previous month, an official gauge showed Friday, adding to evidence that Chinese growth remains robust and that its slowdown from extraordinary growth rates earlier this year will be mild.

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