What does accelerator mean?

Definitions for accelerator
ækˈsɛl əˌreɪ tərac·cel·er·a·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunnoun

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

  2. accelerator, throttle, throttle valvenoun

    a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

  3. catalyst, acceleratornoun

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

  4. accelerator, particle accelerator, atom smashernoun

    a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles

Wiktionary

  1. acceleratornoun

    One who, or that which, accelerates.

  2. acceleratornoun

    A device for causing acceleration.

  3. acceleratornoun

    A substance which speeds up chemical reactions.

  4. acceleratornoun

    An accelerator pedal.

  5. acceleratornoun

    A chemical that reduces development time.

  6. acceleratornoun

    A device that accelerates charged subatomic particles.

  7. acceleratornoun

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

  8. Etymology: * First attested in 1611.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acceleratornoun

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

Freebase

  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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. accelerator

    A cannon in which several charges are successively fired to give an increasing velocity to the projectile while moving in the bore. See Multi-charge Gun.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accelerator in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accelerator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of accelerator in a Sentence

  1. Stew Mathews:

    Turns the car on, jams it (into) drive and mashes the accelerator. He wasn't slowly pulling away. (Tensing) feared for his life. He thought he was going to be sucked under the car that was pulling away from him. He thought he was going to get sucked under and killed.

  2. Raghuram Rajan:

    With many central banks with their foots firmly pressed on the accelerator, the variety of new aggressive monetary policies, it's not clear that we've really benefited tremendously, to some extent we may have reduced the room for other policies or reduced the incentives for other policies. We're not quite sure what the fundamental value of any asset is.

  3. Tiziano Camporesi:

    In the life of accelerator physics there are few moments like the one we are living through, this is the time when the probability of finding something new is highest.

  4. Stew Mathews:

    The guy jams the keys in the ignition, turns the car on, jams it (into) drive and mashes the accelerator. He wasn't slowly pulling away. (Tensing) feared for his life. He thought he was going to be sucked under the car that was pulling away from him. He thought he was going to get sucked under and killed.

  5. Steve Sordello:

    While initial demand was solid, Lead Accelerator required more resources than anticipated to scale.

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