Complete Definition of "accelerator"

English

Pronunciation
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Noun
en-noun Often used adjectivally

  1. One who, or that which, accelerates.
  2. A device for causing acceleration.
  3. A substance which speeds up chemical reactions.
  4. accelerator pedal.
Derived terms
accelerator pedal, (automotive): a pedal used to control the vehicle's speed
accelerator nerves, (physiology): - nerve that speeds a bodily function
accelerator card, (computers): a device that speeds up computer processing

Translations
trans-top|accelerator pedal
Dutch : gaspedaal n
French: accélérateur m
German: Gaspedal n
Italian: acceleratore
Norwegian: gasspedal
Spanish : acelerador m, chala f italbrac|Chile|colloquial, chancleta f italbrac|Colombia|colloquial, chola f italbrac|Venezuela|colloquial
Swedish: t|sv|gaspedal|c
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rfc-trans
Dutch: versneller m (1,2,3)
German: Beschleuniger m (1,2), Katalysator m (3)
Interlingua: accelerator
Portuguese: acelerador

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