accelerator

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Synonyms for accelerator

a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

(chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected

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It features high-contrast, 15-inch touch displays, four LED special function keys for ON/OFF, brightness, contrast and calling up the terminal operating states, as well as 20 freely programmable function keys.
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* Special function keys. By pressing a designated function key, the user dan see special information relating to a specified place in the software.
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