Synonyms for accelerator

Synonyms for (noun) accelerator

Synonyms: accelerator, throttle, throttle valve

Definition: a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

Similar words: valve

Definition: control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid


Synonyms: accelerator, atom smasher, particle accelerator

Definition: a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles

Similar words: scientific instrument

Definition: an instrument used by scientists


Synonyms: accelerator, accelerator pedal, throttle, gas, gas pedal, gun

Definition: a pedal that controls the throttle valve

Usage: he stepped on the gas

Similar words: pedal, treadle, foot lever, foot pedal

Definition: a lever that is operated with the foot


Synonyms: accelerator, catalyst

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

Similar words: activator

Definition: (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription