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Noun: accelerator pedal
  1. A pedal that controls the throttle valve
    "he stepped on the accelerator pedal";
    - accelerator, gas pedal [N. Amer], gas [N. Amer], throttle, gun

Derived forms: accelerator pedals

Type of: foot lever, foot pedal, pedal, treadle

Part of: aeroplane [Brit], airplane [N. Amer], auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar, plane

Encyclopedia: Accelerator pedal