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  • n. Accelerator; foot control for fuel flow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pedal that controls the throttle valve


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  • Cath's only answer was an unrepeatable term that raised even Del's eyebrows and the sudden jolt of acceleration as she smashed the gas pedal to the floor.


  • Bennie floored the gas pedal when she spotted the orange lights of the airport that marked Philadelphia’s southern perimeter.


  • I slammed my foot down onto the gas pedal and slewed across two lanes of traffic and into the parking lot.

    Dexter in the dark


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