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ækˈsɛl ər əntac·cel·er·ant

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  1. accelerantnoun

    Any substance that can bond, mix, or disturb another substance and cause an increase in the speed of a natural or artificial chemical process.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1854.

  2. accelerantnoun

    A substance that accelerates the development of a fire; especially some petroleum product used to spread an act of arson

    Etymology: * First attested in 1854.

  3. accelerantnoun

    A substance used to catalyze the vulcanization of rubber

    Etymology: * First attested in 1854.

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  1. Accelerant

    Accelerants play a major role in chemistry. Most chemical reactions can be hastened with an accelerant. Accelerants alter a chemical bond, speed up a chemical process, or bring organisms back to homeostasis. Accelerants are not necessarily catalysts as they may be consumed by the process. An accelerant can be any substance that can bond, mix, or disturb another substance and cause an increase in the speed of a natural, or artificial chemical process.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accelerant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accelerant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of accelerant in a Sentence

  1. Peter Hotez:

    So, Houston Independent school district opens August 23, that's going to be a huge accelerant. This is just the beginning, unfortunately.

  2. Michael Ernst:

    This COVID-19 is an accelerant of change, the go-go bar and its very one-dimensional concept of a stage and ladies dancing on it with a number. I think that's already over, they just don't know that yet.

  3. Jonathan Lewis:

    If the manufacturing sector is now rebounding, that’s very bullish, the (manufacturing) data was an accelerant.

  4. Jonathan Lewis:

    The (manufacturing) data was an accelerant.

  5. Michael Lorizio:

    That factor can work as an accelerant in the opposite direction, as well, obviously, if the tone of the market shifts.

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