acceleration


acceleration
The shortening of the time for the vesting in possession of an expectant interest. Hastening of the enjoyment of an estate which was otherwise postponed to a later period. Blackwell v. Virginia Trust Co., 177 Va. 299, 14 S.E.2d 301, 304.
If the life estate fails for any reason the remainder is "accelerated". Elliott v. Brintlinger, 376 111. 147, 33 N.E.2d 199, 201.
Doctrine of "acceleration", as applied to law of property, refers to hastening of owner of future interests toward status of present possession or enjoyment by reason of failure of preceding estate. Aberg v. First Nat. Bank in Dallas, Tex.Civ.App., 450 S.W.2d 403, 408.
A remedy used where there has been an anticipatory repudiation or a possibility of a future breach. Rose City Transit Co. v. City of Portland, 18 Or.App. 369, 525 P.2d 1325, 1353
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  • Acceleration — (v. lat.), 1) Beschleunigung; bes. 2) Vermehrung der Geschwindigkeit; so: A. des Mondes, die immer größer werdende Geschwindigkeit des Mondes, od. die immer kürzere Umlaufszeit des Mondes um die Erde, s. u. Mond; A. der Fixsterne, Verfrühung der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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