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Definition of Accelerator

Accelerator

  1. One who, or that which, accelerates. Also as an adj.; as, accelerator nerves.

Accelerator Quotations

I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone.
Steven Wright

When I was 16 years old, I assembled a 2.3 million electron volt beta particle accelerator. I went to Westinghouse, I got 400 pounds of translator steel, 22 miles of copper wire, and I assembled a 6-kilowatt, 2.3 million electron accelerator in the garage.
Michio Kaku

It might seem paradoxical that the biggest scientific instruments of all are needed in order to probe the very smallest things in nature. The micro-world is inherently 'fuzzy' - the sharper the detail we wish to study, the higher the energy that is required and the bigger the accelerator that is needed.
Martin Rees

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

With respect to sticking accelerator pedals, we failed to connect the dots between problems in Europe and problems in the United States because the European situation related primarily to right-hand-drive vehicles. Toyota will increase its outreach to government agencies charged with protecting the safety of motorists and passengers.
Akio Toyoda
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Accelerator Translations

accelerator in Dutch is accelerateur, gaspedaal, versneller
accelerator in German is Beschleuniger, Gaspedal
accelerator in Italian is acceleratore
accelerator in Norwegian is akselerator
accelerator in Spanish is acelerador
accelerator in Swedish is gaspedal
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