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Meaning of ACCELERATOR

Pronunciation:  ak'selu`reytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
  2. [n]  a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
  3. [n]  a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
  4. [n]  (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected
 

ACCELERATOR is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: accelerator pedal, atom smasher, catalyst, gas, gas pedal, gun, particle accelerator, throttle, throttle valve
 
 Antonyms: anticatalyst
 
 See Also: activator, aeroplane, airplane, auto, automobile, betatron, biocatalyst, car, charge-exchange accelerator, Cockcroft and Walton accelerator, Cockcroft and Walton voltage multiplier, Cockcroft-Walton accelerator, Cockcroft-Walton voltage multiplier, collider, cyclotron, enzyme, foot lever, foot pedal, fuel system, induction accelerator, linac, linear accelerator, machine, motorcar, pedal, plane, platinum black, scientific instrument, storage ring, treadle, valve

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cel"er*a`tor\, n.
One who, or that which, accelerates. Also as an adj.; as,
accelerator nerves.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Additional hardware to perform some function faster than is possible in software running on the normal cpu. Examples include graphics accelerators and floating-point accelerators.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of an accelerator (gas pedal) means that you are in control and you will be relying on your own strength and efforts to reach your goals. If, on the other hand, the accelerator is jammed or malfunctioning, then it means that you are losing control of an aspect of your life such as a bad habit which you cannot seem to stop.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alternator, ammeter, atom smasher, atomic accelerator, atomic cannon, bearings, bonnet, boot, brake, bucket seat, bumper, camshaft, carburetor, chassis, choke, clutch, connecting rod, convertible top, cowl, crank, crankcase, crankshaft, cutout, cylinder, cylinder head, dash, dashboard, differential, distributor, exhaust, exhaust pipe, fan, fender, flywheel, gear, gearbox, gearshift, generator, headlight, headrest, hood, horn, ignition, intake, manifold, muffler, parking light, particle accelerator, PCV valve, piston, power brakes, power steering, radiator, rear-view mirror, seat belt, shock absorber, spark plug, speedometer, springs, starter, steering wheel, top, transmission, universal, valve, windscreen, windshield
 

 

 

 

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