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: see particle accelerator.
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