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accelerator

An accelerator is the thing that’s used to cause something to accelerate. Duh. People most often associate accelerators with their cars. If you don’t know where the accelerator is on your car, then how the hell have you been driving it all of this time? It’s the gas pedal. But those aren’t the only accelerators. […]

acceleration

When car sales people say something to the effect of, “this baby will do zero to 60 in four seconds,” they are talking about the fastest acceleration that the car can achieve. Acceleration refers to the increase in the rate of velocity. If you don’t speak car speak, and I rarely do, you might need […]