[ adjective ] increasing in speed; becoming progressively faster


"the accelerating inflation was cause for great concern"

Used in print

(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)

Here there may be an analogy with cancer : we can detect cancers by their rapidly accelerating growth , determinable only_when related_to the more normal rate of healthy growth .

Should the accelerating growth of technology then warn us ?

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