accelerator

You are here

accelerator

Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A device, especially the gas pedal of a motor vehicle, for increasing speed.
  2. (noun) Chemistry A substance that increases the speed of a reaction.
  3. (noun) Physics A particle accelerator.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Here's a hint, the accelerator is the bigger peddle by ones right foot. - Make up your own joke (Jack Bog's Blog)
  2. But part of what's helped him put his foot on the accelerator is the acquisition of CC Sabathia after he was traded to the Brewers. - Experts find statistical gains, injuries key down the stretch
  3. There are non-obvious scenarios where you cannot tell whether your accelerator is sticking (such as the hill example). - The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …
  4. Specifically, drivers are erroneously taught to shift into neutral if their accelerator is sticking. - The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …
  5. Secondarily, where feasible, adding software to cars to ensure the brake can overcome the accelerator is cheap and a good idea. - The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …

About

We are dedicated to creating and providing free, high-quality English language learning resources.