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An enzyme is a highly active protein that accelerates a chemical reaction.
In the Persian tradition the crime of Cambyses is the murder of his brother; he is further accused of drunkenness, in which he commits many crimes, and thus accelerates his ruin.
The huge financial savings that new technology brings with it, accelerates the demise of the old.
When light strikes a photocathode inside the tube, an electron is emitted, which accelerates toward the first anode in a multiplier unit.
Despite a reassuringly solid weight for such a low slung compact frame it accelerates and holds speed superbly.