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English definition of “accelerator”

accelerator

noun [C] (THING THAT MAKES SOMETHING GO FASTER)   /ɪkˈsel·əˌreɪt̬·ər, æk-/
a pedal (= part worked with the foot ) in a car that makes the car go faster when pressed
(Definition of accelerator noun (THING THAT MAKES SOMETHING GO FASTER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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