What does Pedal mean?

Definitions for Pedal
ˈpɛd l; for 6 also ˈpid lPedal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pedal point, pedal(noun)

    a sustained bass note

  2. pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot lever(adj)

    a lever that is operated with the foot

  3. pedal(verb)

    of or relating to the feet

    "the word for a pedal extremity is `foot'"

  4. bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel(verb)

    ride a bicycle

  5. pedal(verb)

    operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument

Wiktionary

  1. pedal(Noun)

    A lever operated by one's foot that is used to control a machine or mechanism, such as a bicycle or piano

    Etymology: From pédale, pedale, pedalis

  2. pedal(Noun)

    a foot or footlike part.

    Etymology: From pédale, pedale, pedalis

  3. pedal(Verb)

    To operate a pedal attached to a wheel in a continuous circular motion.

    to pedal one's loom

    Etymology: From pédale, pedale, pedalis

  4. pedal(Verb)

    To operate a bicycle.

    He was out of breath from pedalling up the steep hill.

    Etymology: From pédale, pedale, pedalis

  5. pedal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the foot.

    Etymology: From pédale, pedale, pedalis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pedal(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. pedalis, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Pew.]

  2. Pedal(adj)

    of or pertaining to a pedal; having pedals

    Etymology: [L. pedalis, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Pew.]

  3. Pedal(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [L. pedalis, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Pew.]

  4. Pedal(adj)

    a pedal curve or surface

    Etymology: [L. pedalis, fr. pes, pedis, foot. See Foot, and cf. Pew.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pedal

    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. pedalispes, pedis, the foot.]

Editors Contribution

  1. pedal

    A type of product.

    Pedals are used for bicycles, vehicles, pianos etc.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

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  1. padel

  2. paled

  3. plead

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pedal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pedal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Pedal in a Sentence

  1. Epicurus:

    Stay calm and pedal on

  2. Jeff Rea:

    Mayor Pete came in and really put Mayor Pete foot on the gas pedal and accelerated those improvements to happen.

  3. Michel Zaffran:

    Taking our foot off the pedal now could mean polio will within a few years spread straight back into large parts of the world and create 100,000 or 200,000 cases, the job has not been done and will not be done until we have fully eradicated the virus.

  4. Andrew Schneider:

    They didn't need men because they had each other, a significant other. It doesn't matter if the cat's in pants or pedal-pushers. I don't think we're supposed to fly solo.

  5. Alan Krause:

    While there have been experiments with linear drives, ones with a straight-line pedal path, no linear drive has equaled the performance of traditional bicycle cranks.

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