"Acceleration is like fire: a good servant and a cruel master. Acceleration when you want it is one of the true joys of motoring"
S.I. unit of acceleration is m/s per second, also called m/s2. Acceleration is like the "speed of the speed"; Acceleration is "how fast fast changes!
"Acceleration is like velocity, its directional. If you were to change your arms speed or direction, or even both, you change velocity and you accelerate. "
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.