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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

Derived forms: accelerator pedals

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

Part of: aeroplane [Brit], airplane [N. Amer], auto [informal], autocar [archaic], automobile [N. Amer], car, motorcar, plane, wheel [informal], whip [US, informal]

Encyclopedia: Accelerator pedal