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Accelerator   Listen
noun
Accelerator  n.  One who, or that which, accelerates. Also as an adj.; as, accelerator nerves.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Accelerator" Quotes from Famous Books



... his signal Brion reported what they had discovered and his conclusions. "Get that message to Commander Krafft now. I can't wait to talk to him—I'm following the tracks." He killed the transmission and stamped on the accelerator. The sand car churned ...
— Planet of the Damned • Harry Harrison

... earth caused the accident. There seemed to be something the matter with the steering gear. Then I got excited and dizzy and tried to stop the machine. What I think happened was that I put my foot on the accelerator when I meant to put it on the brake. Then when I saw that the car was plunging toward the window, I either fainted or was made unconscious later from the shock. After the first awful crash I didn't know anything more until I woke ...
— The Radio Boys' First Wireless - Or Winning the Ferberton Prize • Allen Chapman

... as the car gathered way, noiselessly slipped the gear shift into the fourth speed and bore heavily on the accelerator. They were making forty miles an hour when they struck the level and ...
— Alias The Lone Wolf • Louis Joseph Vance



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