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1. accelerator

noun. ['ækˈsɛlɝˌeɪtɝ'] a pedal that controls the throttle valve.

Synonyms

  • foot lever
  • gas
  • auto
  • car
  • motorcar
  • aeroplane
  • gas pedal
  • treadle
  • automobile
  • gun
  • foot pedal
  • machine
  • accelerator pedal
  • pedal
  • plane
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • angiotensin II inhibitor
  • substance

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Words that Rhyme with Accelerator

  • accumulator
  • activator
  • actuator
  • actuator
  • administrator
  • agitator
  • alligator
  • allocator
  • alternator
  • animator
  • applicator
  • appropriator
  • arbitrator
  • aviator
  • calculator
  • carburetor
  • cogenerator
  • collaborator
  • commentator
  • communicator

Example sentences of the word accelerator


1. Noun, singular or mass
Administer an accelerator spray on the cloth to help the glue absorb and dry faster into the cloth.

Quotes containing the word accelerator


1. For Nirvana, putting out their first major-label record was like getting into a new car. But the runaway success was like suddenly discovering that the car was a Ferrari and the accelerator pedal was Krazy Glued to the floorboard.
- Michael Azerrad

2. To fast track your business and become the Roger Bannister of personal branding, be a connector, accumulator, accelerator and facilitator of relationships.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. accelerator

noun. ['ækˈsɛlɝˌeɪtɝ'] a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine.

Synonyms

  • fuel system
  • throttle valve
  • valve

Antonyms

  • understate
  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend

3. accelerator

noun. ['ækˈsɛlɝˌeɪtɝ'] a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles.

Synonyms

  • Cockcroft-Walton accelerator
  • linac
  • linear accelerator
  • Cockcroft-Walton voltage multiplier
  • atom smasher
  • Cockcroft and Walton accelerator
  • induction accelerator
  • charge-exchange accelerator
  • collider
  • cyclotron
  • scientific instrument
  • storage ring
  • particle accelerator
  • Cockcroft and Walton voltage multiplier

Antonyms

  • walk
  • uneven
  • roughen
  • antioxidant

4. accelerator

noun. ['ækˈsɛlɝˌeɪtɝ'] (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected.

Synonyms

  • catalyst
  • platinum black
  • activator
  • enzyme

Antonyms

  • anticatalyst
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