Dictionary and Thesaurus

  Definition of Accelerator
  1. a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
  2. a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
  3. a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
  4. (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected
Similar Words: throttle, throttle valve, particle accelerator, atom smasher, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, gun, catalyst

 

Hyponyms: betatron, induction accelerator, charge-exchange accelerator, Cockcroft and Walton accelerator, Cockcroft-Walton accelerator, Cockcroft and Walton voltage multiplier, Cockcroft-Walton voltage multiplier, collider, cyclotron, linear accelerator, linac, biocatalyst, enzyme, platinum black

 

Part Meronyms: fuel system, car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, airplane, aeroplane, plane

 

Derivational Morphology: choke, throttle, accelerate, speed, speed up, catalyze, catalyse

 

Anagrams: root cellar

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning and definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
Dominican_monetary_unit means monetary unit in the Dominican Republic; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z
 
 
 
This page was created in 136.5 ms