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  • IPA(key): /əkˈsɛləɹənt/
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NounEdit

accelerant (plural accelerants)

  1. (chemistry) Any substance that can bond, mix, or disturb another substance and cause an increase in the speed of a natural or artificial chemical process.
  2. A substance that accelerates the development of a fire; especially some petroleum product used to spread an act of arson
  3. (chemistry) A substance used to catalyze the vulcanization of rubber
  4. (metaphoric) Something that speeds up a process or speeds up the uptake of something.
    • 2019 January 26, Kitty Empire, “The Streets review – the agony and ecstasy of a great everyman”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Skinner can be credited with pouring lots of accelerant on pop in his time. In his absence, Caribbean-derived UK bass music became the de facto sound of British youth.

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accelerant

  1. present participle of accelerar

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