Definition of 'accelerator'
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For several seconds he was puzzled, as the noise increased and he felt the car slow, not responding properly to the accelerator. A TROUT IN THE MILK (2001)
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British English: accelerator /ækˈsɛləˌreɪtə/ NOUN
In a vehicle, the accelerator is the pedal you press to go faster.
He took his foot off the accelerator.
- American English: accelerator
- Arabic: مُعَجِّل
- Brazilian Portuguese: acelerador
- Chinese: 加速器
- Croatian: papučica za gas
- Czech: pedál plynu
- Danish: gaspedal
- Dutch: gaspedaal
- European Spanish: acelerador
- Finnish: kiihdytin
- French: accélérateur
- German: Gaspedal
- Greek: γκάζι αυτοκίνητο
- Italian: acceleratore
- Japanese: アクセル
- Korean: 가속기
- Norwegian: gasspedal
- Polish: akcelerator
- European Portuguese: acelerador
- Romanian: pedală de accelerație
- Russian: педаль газа
- Spanish: acelerador
- Swedish: gaspedal
- Thai: คันเร่ง
- Turkish: gaz pedalı
- Ukrainian: педаль газу
- Vietnamese: chân ga
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