gas pedal


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Noun1.gas pedal - a pedal that controls the throttle valvegas pedal - a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
foot lever, foot pedal, treadle, pedal - a lever that is operated with the foot
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gas pedal

n (esp US) → Gaspedal nt
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I've been ticked off at the Fed for years because they kept stomping on the gas pedal even though we were clearly beyond the "crisis.
Kia Motors America is recalling their 2014-2015 Soul and Soul electric cars because a section of the gas pedal may bend and fracture if unanticipated excessive force is applied to the pedal.
John Costello said that his 12-week-old puppy, Rosie, was so excited Sunday after going for a walk at Bolivar Pond in Canton that she jumped in his running car, hit the gear stick and shifted into drive, before falling onto the gas pedal and sending the car careening into the water.
But the LA Superior Court jury ruled in favor of the Japanese carmaker, whose lawyers argued that Uno had simply put her foot on the gas pedal instead of the brake.
Gonzalez said prosecutors were looking into the possibility of a mechanical failure that left the driver unable to release the gas pedal.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- One woman died, and two others wounded after a female driver stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake in Russian province of Nizhny Novgorod-all caught on camera.
He eventually managed to escape by flooring the gas pedal, slamming into the other vehicle and speeding off.
The reason is the constant switching between clutch, gas pedal, and brake.
I would be moving along on an open stretch of some rural highway, glance down and see the needle higher than I had expected and slightly ease off the gas pedal.
He is said to have accidentally stepped on the gas pedal as he was parking next to the salon.
We can provide fuel, but we cannot provide incentives for those who create jobs to step on the gas pedal.
Police said Marian Jones of Eugene was pulling into a parking space when she accidentally pressed on the gas pedal.