Translation of accelerator in Spanish:
- 1.1 [Cars/Automovilismo] acelerador (masculine) to step on the accelerator apretar* el acelerador 1.2 [Physics/Física] acelerador (masculine) de partículasExample sentences
- Prius drivers press their accelerator and the vehicle launches in electric mode with the engine coming on around 20 mph.
- If the driver floors the accelerator pedal, the controller delivers the full 96 volts from the batteries to the motor.
- 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.
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.