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angular acceleration

noun, Physics.
1.
the time rate of change of angular velocity of a rotating body.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for angular-acceleration

angular acceleration

noun
1.
the rate of change of angular velocity
2.
(astronautics) the acceleration of a space vehicle around an axis
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angular acceleration
  (āng'gyə-lər)   
The rate of change of angular velocity with respect to time. Angular acceleration is measured in revolutions per minute squared or in radians per second squared.
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