gas pedal

noun
plural gas pedals

Definition of gas pedal

US
: a pedal in a vehicle that increases the output of the internal combustion engine The Aston responds instantly as he presses the gas pedal half an inch closer to the floor.— Frank Conroy Suddenly, she released the clutch, floored the gas pedal, and the Nissan jumped forward with a screech.— Marilyn Reynolds : accelerator sense b

First Known Use of gas pedal

1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gas pedal was in 1914

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“Gas pedal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gas%20pedal. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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