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angular acceleration

noun, Physics.
the time rate of change of angular velocity of a rotating body.
Origin of angular acceleration
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for angular-acceleration

angular acceleration

the rate of change of angular velocity
(astronautics) the acceleration of a space vehicle around an axis
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angular acceleration
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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