[ US /ækˈsɛɫɝˌeɪtɝ/ ]
[ UK /ɐksˈɛləɹˌe‍ɪtɐ/ ]
  1. a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
  2. a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    he stepped on the gas
  3. a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
  4. (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected
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How To Use accelerator In A Sentence

  • For example, synchrotrons, cyclotrons, linear accelerators and interplanetary spacecraft all cost too much for single investigators.
  • When the driver takes his/her foot off the brake and puts it on the accelerator, the engine re-starts automatically and almost seamlessly.
  • With the later advent of accelerator mass spectrometry, this has become a useful tool in geochemistry, but our counting techniques were not sensitive enough to make the method work. Raymond Davis Jr. - Autobiography
  • Magnets, either conventional electromagnets or superconducting magnets, are placed along the accelerator tube at regular intervals.
  • You can use a biological accelerator to speed up the composting process. The Sun
  • A particle accelerator can cost up to f500,000.
  • The radiation is a by-product of particle accelerators use in high-energy physics.
  • Neither accelerator nor brake is fierce, the steering is accurate but requires no great effort.
  • Almost, because fund expenses act as a drag on the upside and as a slight accelerator on the downside.
  • To see dark matter, said Dr. Barish, scientists will have to build the world's biggest particle accelerator.
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