accelerator
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /æk.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪ.tɚ/, /æk.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪt.ɚ/, /ɪk.ˈsɛl.ə.ˌɹeɪt.ɚ/
Noun

accelerator (plural accelerators)

  1. One who, or that which, accelerates.
  2. A device for causing acceleration.
  3. (chemistry) A substance which speeds up chemical reactions.
  4. (vehicle) A pedal causing the vehicle to accelerate when it is pressed.
  5. (photography) A chemical that reduces development time.
  6. (physics) A device that accelerates charged subatomic particles.
  7. (physiology, medical) A muscle or nerve that speed the performance of an action.
  8. (computing) An accelerator key.
  9. (historical) A light van to take mails between a post office and a railway station.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: ускори́тель
Translations
  • French: accélérateur
  • Spanish: aceleradora de startups, aceleradora de semillas



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