gas pedal


Definition of gas pedal


  1. :  a pedal in a vehicle that is pressed down to make the vehicle go faster :  accelerator

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a fluid (such as air) that has neither independent shape nor volume but tends to expand indefinitely

    :  a combustible gas or gaseous mixture for fuel or lighting

    :  natural gas

  1. :  to talk idly or garrulously

    :  to give off gas (see 1gas 1)

    :  to supply with gas or especially gasoline

  1. :  a lever pressed by the foot in the playing of a musical instrument (such as an organ or piano)

    :  a foot lever or treadle by which a part is activated in a mechanism

  1. :  of or relating to the foot

    :  of, relating to, or involving a pedal

  1. :  to ride a bicycle

    :  to use or work a pedal

    :  to work the pedals of

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