Usage examples for accelerated

  1. Not that it was very unusual for his heart to beat, seeing it never did anything else; but on that occasion its motion was so much accelerated that any doctor feeling his pulse might have justly set him down as a bad case of heart- disease. – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  2. The operations of this brave General were greatly accelerated by Mr. Penn. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  3. Its progress was accelerated by his willingness to abolish the leaving certificate, which a workman hitherto had to procure before changing one job for another. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  4. He rode on, and his pace was accelerated by hearing another officer cry out " Close up; close up; or you will all be cut to pieces." – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  5. Once round the corner and out of sight of the duellist's house, he broke into a limping run, which was accelerated by the sound of an engine- whistle from the station. – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson
  6. Every blessing of peace, for which a commercial people feel most grateful, brought to mind the remembrance of the victory by which it was accelerated and Flemish pride, like a fond mother, exulted over the illustrious son of their country, who had filled all Europe with admiration. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  7. Which fact made it the more difficult for him to settle down to a forced, albeit sharp walk as he approached the corner, when his gait suddenly accelerated once more. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  8. The horse, relieved of its double burden, shot forward, its pace accelerated by a stone, lightly hurled by its late owner, which struck it on the hindquarters. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  9. His cup of coffee, instead of clearing his thoughts, had merely accelerated their pace. – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  10. The number of revolutions that an ion can make in a conventional cyclotron is limited to about 70 to 100. This is due to a very curious effect: as an ion is accelerated its mass increases! – LRL Accelerators The 184-Inch Synchrocyclotron by Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
  11. Here, of course, it is specialised and malignantly accelerated – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  12. Suppose that fatal disease, with which she had sailed, had been accelerated by hardships, and Providence permitted him only to receive her last sigh. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  13. The season for the gathering in of the wheat has been gradually accelerated ever since the commencement of the colony; and the harvest of the last year previous to my departure from the settlement, commenced nearly a month sooner than it did at the first: The fruit seemed also later. – The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811) by David Dickinson Mann
  14. Manhood in a people, and self- sacrifice, are the genuine sinews of war; wealth alone saved no nation from disgrace and from death, nay, often accelerated the catastrophe. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  15. When the necessary quantity of dichloramine was mixed with what were assumed to be inert salts- sodium chloride for example- the normal slow rate of decomposition was accelerated – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race
  16. They went out to luncheon with that air of accelerated life which contributes to the success of an occasion, and then MacLeod talked. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  17. You go hurriedly now and your speed is accelerated by hearing the noise of the falls. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  18. As soon as this pressure is removed, the blood springs onward from the restraint with accelerated motion. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe