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accelerator (s), accelerators (pl) (nouns
1. A pedal or other device to make something go faster, to speed up, or to quicken the pace: The car suddenly lunged into a tree when Jeremy stepped too hard on the accelerator.
2. A machine used to increase the velocity, and hence the kinetic energy, of subatomic particles or nuclei; usually, in preparation for collision with a target.
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