tending to ; increasing the velocity of.
a person or thing that . Automotive. a device, usually operated by the foot, for controlling the speed of an engine. British. any two- or three-wheeled motor vehicle, as a motorcycle or motor scooter. Photography. a chemical, usually an alkali, added to a developer to increase the rate of development. Also called accelerant. Chemistry. any […]
- Accelerator board
a printed circuit board added to a computer that enhances the CPU with a faster microprocessor.
- Accelerator factor
accelerator factor accelerator factor n. See factor V.
- Accelerator fiber
accelerator fiber accelerator fiber n. Any of the postganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers that originate in the superior middle and inferior cervical ganglia of the sympathetic trunk and convey impulses to the heart that tend to increase the rapidity and force of the cardiac pulsations.