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ac·cel·er·a·tor / akˈseləˌrātər/ • n. something that brings about acceleration, in particular: ∎  the device, typically a pedal, that controls the speed of a vehicle's engine. ∎  Physics an apparatus for accelerating charged particles to high velocities. ∎  a substance that speeds up a chemical process ∎  Comput. short for accelerator board.

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accelerator

accelerator: see particle accelerator.

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