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Definition of Accel

Accel Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Abbreviation Airbus A340
Acceleration/Accelerate: To increase the speed or rotations per minute of
Accel Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Win32 API(Application Program Interface)
The ACCEL structure defines an accelerator key used in an accelerator table.

typedef struct tagACCEL { // accl
BYTE fVirt;
WORD key;
WORD cmd;



Specifies the accelerator flags. This member can be a combination of the following values:

Value Meaning
FALT The ALT key must be held down when the accelerator key is pressed.
FCONTROL The CTRL key must be held down when the accelerator key is pressed.
FNOINVERT Specifies that no top-level menu item is highlighted when the accelerator is used. If this flag is not specified, a top-level menu item will be highlighted, if possible, when the accelerator is used.
FSHIFT The SHIFT key must be held down when the accelerator key is pressed.
FVIRTKEY The key member specifies a virtual-key code. If this flag is not specified, key is assumed to specify an ASCII character code.


Specifies the accelerator key. This member can be either a virtual-key code or an ASCII character code.


Specifies the accelerator identifier. This value is placed in the low-order word of the wParam parameter of the WM_COMMAND or WM_SYSCOMMAND message when the accelerator is pressed.

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Accel Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Accel (formerly known as ACCEL/Exchange) is an interbank network. It connects over 412,000  ATMs in all 50 states in the United States.The network also has a small number of ATMs in certain U.S. Air Force Bases around the world, and over 3.3 million electronic funds transfer at point-of-sale locations.

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