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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A 69-year-old Seattle motorist crashed his car through a window at an LA Fitness gym, plunging it straight into a swimming pool when he accidentally pressed on the gas pedal while parking.
Eager to not let the match slip from their fingers, the Lady Troopers stepped on the gas pedal on offense in the fourth.
* Take your foot off the gas pedal while approaching red lights and stop signs.
San Beda went on a 16-2 run to open the third quarter then kept its foot on the gas pedal in the final frame as La Salle never recovered.
Suddenly, and inexplicably, the driver floors the gas pedal as his car roars under an overpass on Huanzhong Road.
Indeed, in previous work, some of the team had already revealed that on receipt of certain signals, POMC neurons act 'like a brake' on eating and AgRP neurons act like the gas pedal - especially when a lot of time has elapsed since the last feed.
Indeed, in previous work, some of the team had already revealed that on receipt of certain signals, POMC neurons act "like a brake" on eating and AgRP neurons act like the gas pedal -- especially when a lot of time has elapsed since the last feed.
He said while moving in a traffic jam he fell asleep and accidentally hit the gas pedal and turned the steering wheel to the right at the same time.
It's actually amazing how many people press on the gas pedal to move a few feet in traffic.
It was then that passengers got his foot off the gas pedal before the woman commandeered the vehicle and steered it out of harm's way.
Arab News According to local media, the driver accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake.
The Massachusetts State Police said that the driver confessed to have "accidentally" hit the gas pedal instead of brakes, reports the CNN.