What are some alternative words for accelerator?

Synonyms for accelerator
ækˈsɛl əˌreɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun(noun)

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

    Synonyms:
    hitman, gunman, gun, petrol, gasolene, gaseous state, gas, gas pedal, ordnance, natural gas, throttle, artillery, catalyst, heavy weapon, gun for hire, hired gun, flatulency, shooter, throttle valve, accelerator pedal, gasoline, particle accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, hit man, atom smasher, flatulence, gunslinger, torpedo

  2. accelerator, throttle, throttle valve(noun)

    a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

    Synonyms:
    gun, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, throttle valve, gas, catalyst, throttle, particle accelerator, atom smasher

  3. catalyst, accelerator(noun)

    (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected

    Synonyms:
    gun, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, throttle valve, gas, catalyst, throttle, particle accelerator, atom smasher

  4. accelerator, particle accelerator, atom smasher(noun)

    a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles

    Synonyms:
    gun, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, throttle valve, gas, catalyst, throttle, particle accelerator, atom smasher

Wiktionary

  1. accelerator(noun)

    An accelerator pedal.

    Synonyms:
    gas pedal

  2. accelerator(noun)

    A device that accelerates charged subatomic particles.

    Synonyms:
    atom smasher, particle accelerator

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "accelerator":

    throttle, accelerant, accelerators, acceleration

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Accelerator":

    Simon Porter, S. Porter

How to pronounce accelerator?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say accelerator in sign language?

  1. accelerator

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How to use accelerator in a sentence?

  1. Tom Forte:

    If they are stepping on the accelerator, that means they like what they're seeing, and it's worthy of more investment.

  2. Ian Poulter:

    I didn't even realize that I had a three-shot lead at that stage but I was in cruise control, shall we say, not making bad swings, i was in position a lot. As I said, you take your foot off the accelerator for one second, all of a sudden you find yourself completely out of position making an easy double bogey.

  3. Steve Sordello:

    While initial demand was solid, Lead Accelerator required more resources than anticipated to scale.

  4. Kristina Hooper:

    It speaks to an assumption that the Fed is going to take its foot off the accelerator and that growth is not going to be that bad either.

  5. Steve Pruett:

    We're going to ease back into the activity, not stomp on the accelerator, we’ve all sobered up.


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