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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