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 Dictionary entry overview: What does accelerator pedal mean? 

  The noun ACCELERATOR PEDAL has 1 sense:

1. a pedal that controls the throttle valve

  Familiarity information: ACCELERATOR PEDAL used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A pedal that controls the throttle valve

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


accelerator; accelerator pedal; gas pedal; throttle; gas; gun

Context example:

he stepped on the gas

Hypernyms ("accelerator pedal" is a kind of...):

foot lever; foot pedal; pedal; treadle (a lever that is operated with the foot)

Holonyms ("accelerator pedal" is a part of...):

aeroplane; airplane; plane (an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets)

auto; automobile; car; machine; motorcar (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine)

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