pedal point, pedal(noun)
a sustained bass note
pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot lever(adj)
a lever that is operated with the foot
of or relating to the feet
"the word for a pedal extremity is `foot'"
bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel(verb)
ride a bicycle
operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument
A lever operated by one's foot that is used to control a machine or mechanism, such as a bicycle or piano
a foot or footlike part.
To operate a pedal attached to a wheel in a continuous circular motion.
to pedal one's loom
To operate a bicycle.
He was out of breath from pedalling up the steep hill.
Of or relating to the foot.
Origin: From pédale, pedale, pedalis
of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively; specifically (Zool.), pertaining to the foot of a mollusk; as, the pedal ganglion
of or pertaining to a pedal; having pedals
a lever or key acted on by the foot, as in the pianoforte to raise the dampers, or in the organ to open and close certain pipes; a treadle, as in a lathe or a bicycle
a pedal curve or surface
Origin: [L. pedalis, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Pew.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ped′al, adj. pertaining to a foot.—n. any part of a machine transmitting power from the foot: in musical instruments, a lever moved by the foot.—v.i. to work a pedal.—n. Pēdā′le, a foot-cloth in front of an altar: a collection of canons of general councils in the Greek Church.—adjs. Pēdā′lian, relating to the foot, or to a metrical foot; Ped′āte, divided like a foot: (bot.) having the side lobes of a divided leaf also divided into smaller parts, the midribs of which do not run to a common centre as in the palmate leaf.—adv. Ped′ātely.—adj. Pedat′ifid, divided in a pedate manner, but having the divisions connected at the base.—Combination pedal, a metal pedal in organs controlling several stops at once. [L. pedalis—pes, pedis, the foot.]
The numerical value of pedal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of pedal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- pedal, pedalejarCatalan, Valencian
- pedalear, pedalSpanish
- polkea, poljin, pedaaliFinnish
- pédaler, pédaleFrench
- troitheán, troitheánaighIrish
- casachan, troigheanScottish Gaelic
- պեդալ, ոտնակArmenian
- pedalare, pedaleItalian
- педала, педалираMacedonian
- pedalNorwegian Nynorsk
- pedałować, pedałPolish
- pedal, trampaSwedish
- pedal, ayaklıkTurkish
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