gas pedal

gas pedal
Auto. gas (def. 5b).

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  • gas pedal — gas ,pedal noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL the flat object you press with your foot to make a vehicle go faster: I stepped hard on the gas pedal and the car sped away …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gas pedal — gas pedals N COUNT: usu the N The gas pedal is another name for the accelerator. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • gas pedal — gas .pedal n AmE the thing that you press with your foot to make a car go faster = ↑accelerator …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gas pedal — The device actuated by the operator s foot for increasing or decreasing the amount of fuel entering the combustion chamber. Also called throttle pedal. Also see accelerator depress the gas pedal ease up on the gas pedal pumping the gas pedal pump …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • gas pedal — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms gas pedal : singular gas pedal plural gas pedals American informal an accelerator in a car …   English dictionary

  • gas pedal — noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve he stepped on the gas • Syn: ↑accelerator, ↑accelerator pedal, ↑gas, ↑throttle, ↑gun • Derivationally related forms: ↑throttle ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • gas pedal — noun Accelerator; foot control for fuel flow …   Wiktionary

  • gas pedal — noun (C) AmE the thing that you press with your foot to make a car go faster; accelerator (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ease up on the gas pedal — The action of releasing the gas pedal partially or completely in order to reduce the amount of fuel entering the engine and thus slow down the speed of the vehicle. Opposite of depress the gas pedal or step on the gas pedal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • depress the gas pedal — The action of pressing down on the gas pedal (accelerator) to cause more fuel to enter the engine thus making the vehicle go faster. Opposite to ease up on the gas pedal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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