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ac·cel·er·a·tor

(ak-sel'er-ā-ter), Avoid the mispronunciation uh-sel'er-ā-ter.
1. Anything that increases rapidity of action or function.
2. In physiology, a nerve, muscle, or substance that quickens movement or response.
3. A catalytic agent used to hasten a chemical reaction. Synonym(s): accelerant
4. In nuclear physics, a device that accelerates charged particles (for example, protons) to high speed to produce nuclear reactions in a target, for the study of subatomic structure, for the production of radionuclides, or for radiation therapy.
[L. accelerans, pres. p. of ac-celero, to hasten, fr. celer, swift]

ac·cel·er·ant

(ăk-sĕl′ər-ənt)
n.
Accelerator.

ac·cel·er·a·tor

(ak-sel'ĕr-ā-tŏr)
1. Anything that increases rapidity of action or function.
2. physiology A nerve, muscle, or substance that quickens movement or response.
3. A catalytic agent used to hasten a chemical reaction.
Synonym(s): accelerant.
4. nuclear physics A device that accelerates charged particles (e.g., protons) to high speed to produce nuclear reactions in a target, often for the production of radionuclides or for radiation therapy.
[L. accelerans, pres. p. of ac-celero, to hasten, fr. celer, swift]

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It took him less than four minutes to find six dashes of accelerant and press his nose -- or, as Murray's adoring daughters call it, his ''moneymaker'' -- onto each scent, leaving a trail of wet smudges behind him.
Last year crews dealt with numerous incidents including hand injuries caused to people who were holding fireworks when they exploded, burns from bonfires after simple slips and trips, to the more extreme cases where members of the public used petrol or other accelerants on bonfires; resulting in the fire flashing back and causing serious burns, which can and will scar for life.
He is currently on hire to fire investigators in the north of England, where he recently discovered accelerants behind a radiator in a burnt out house - suggesting a crime had been committed.
The program trains the four-legged friends to help investigators pinpoint the location of accelerant residue, such as gasoline, kerosene and lighter fluid.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "It is believed the boy was preparing a bonfire and some form of accelerant was used.
Wearing his heat and stab-proof boots, the spaniel is sent into fire sites and sits down when he detects traces of accelerant.
Sam, a nine-year-old labrador and Sammy, a five-year-old springer spaniel are the only two sniffer dogs in Wales trained to find accelerants such as diesel, petrol and paraffin.
Det Supt Gradwell said: "Already it's clear there were several seats of fire at the house and accelerants have been used.
These specialty canines are trained to detect a variety of explosives, accelerants and even firearms that are used by violent bombers and hardened criminals.
A police dog trained in sniffing out petrol and other accelerants was yesterday taken into the gutted Troedyrhiw Farm.
Under the guidance of Dave Myers, Northumberland's arson liaison officer, he was the first dog in the country to be trained to detect signs of accelerants at fire scenes.
He very quickly came to recognise the smells of the nine household accelerants most frequently used to start fires.