depress the gas pedal

depress the gas pedal
The action of pressing down on the gas pedal (accelerator) to cause more fuel to enter the engine thus making the vehicle go faster. Opposite to "ease up on the gas pedal."

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • ease up on the gas pedal — The action of releasing the gas pedal partially or completely in order to reduce the amount of fuel entering the engine and thus slow down the speed of the vehicle. Opposite of depress the gas pedal or step on the gas pedal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • gas pedal — The device actuated by the operator s foot for increasing or decreasing the amount of fuel entering the combustion chamber. Also called throttle pedal. Also see accelerator depress the gas pedal ease up on the gas pedal pumping the gas pedal pump …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • depress the accelerator — The action of pressing down on the gas pedal (accelerator) to cause more fuel to enter the engine thus making the vehicle go faster. Opposite to ease up on the accelerator …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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