Definitions for acceleratorækˈsɛl əˌreɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun(noun)

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

  2. accelerator, throttle, throttle valve(noun)

    a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

  3. catalyst, accelerator(noun)

    (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected

  4. accelerator, particle accelerator, atom smasher(noun)

    a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles


  1. accelerator(Noun)

    One who, or that which, accelerates.

  2. accelerator(Noun)

    A device for causing acceleration.

  3. accelerator(Noun)

    A substance which speeds up chemical reactions.

  4. accelerator(Noun)

    An accelerator pedal.

  5. accelerator(Noun)

    A chemical that reduces development time.

  6. accelerator(Noun)

    A device that accelerates charged subatomic particles.

  7. accelerator(Noun)

    A muscle or nerve that speed the performance of an action.

  8. Origin: * First attested in 1611.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accelerator(noun)

    one who, or that which, accelerates. Also as an adj.; as, accelerator nerves


  1. Accelerator

    Accelerator is the debut album by British electronica group The Future Sound of London. It is widely regarded as their most "club oriented" album in that almost all the tracks have a sonic, dance friendly vibe and it does not contain much of their later, more off-beat, complex, ambient techniques.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مسرعArabic
  • ускорител, катализатор, педал за газтаBulgarian
  • Beschleuniger, Katalysator, GaspedalGerman
  • chala, acelerador, chancla, chancleta, cholaSpanish
  • kiihdytin, katalyytti, kiihdyttäjä, kaasupoljinFinnish
  • accélérateurFrench
  • gázpedál, gyorsítóHungarian
  • acceleratoreItalian
  • アクセラレータJapanese
  • acceleratorLatin
  • педал за гас, катализатор, забрзувачMacedonian
  • pemecut, pencepatMalay
  • gasspedalNorwegian
  • versneller, gaspedaal, katalysatorDutch
  • akceleratorPolish
  • aceleradorPortuguese
  • pedală de accelerare, iuțitor, accelerator, repezitorRomanian
  • газ, ускоритель, акселератор, педаль газа, катализаторRussian
  • accelerator, gaspedalSwedish
  • прискорювачUkrainian
  • 加速器Chinese

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