acceleration phase


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acceleration phase

[ak·sel·ə′rā·shən ‚fāz]
(microbiology)
A period of increasing growth which is followed by the log phase in a culture of microbes.
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As part of the company s Acceleration phase of growth, ShoreTel is expanding its cloud solutions geographically.
As part of the company's Acceleration phase of growth, ShoreTel is expanding its cloud solutions geographically.
The services of NBC are divided into three phases, comprising pre-incubation, during incubation and acceleration phase.
In both studies, we have confirmed that the velocity of the center of mass (CoM) at the end of the horizontal acceleration phase decreased as uncertainty increased.
With Duncan in the lane next to her, the New Jersey native blasted out of the blocks with a solid start, pulled in front as she began her acceleration phase, and then finished with a flourish.
What that will translate into next week we will obviously have to wait and see, but we are certainly prepared for a situation that that might be implying that we're in the start of an acceleration phase.
This rounded back position will lead to a waste of energy during the acceleration phase.
This 16-valver ticks over in refined fashion and, once clear of the heavy acceleration phase, it settles settles down to quite quietly eating up the motorway miles to provide a comfortable ride while delivering an agreeable 45-plus mpg overall.
After this there is a stage of propagation with a nearly constant rate until a second acceleration phase is reached.
2-4,13) The extreme degree of external rotation allows the pitcher to apply an accelerating force to the ball over the greatest possible distance during the subsequent acceleration phase of the pitching motion.
The Korean team developed one algorithm for improving the flow in the hydraulic circuits and limiting it during the excavator's acceleration phase, and another for reducing the flow at high loads.
This could well indicate that the upside trend acceleration phase still lies ahead.
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