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accelerator
American English: /əkˈsɛləˌreɪdər/
British English: /əkˈsɛləreɪtə/

Translation of accelerator in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Motor Vehicles) to step on the accelerator
    apretar el acelerador
    Example sentences
    • When you come to a halt, the car cuts out after a few seconds to preserve energy; the engine then fires again when your foot returns to the accelerator.
    • He stopped speaking suddenly when Carl jammed the van into reverse gear and slammed his foot down on the accelerator pedal.
    • When the driver takes his/her foot off the brake and puts it on the accelerator, the engine re-starts automatically and almost seamlessly.
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