HyperDic: pedal

English > 5 senses of the word pedal:
NOUNcommunicationpedal, pedal pointa sustained bass note
artifactpedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot levera lever that is operated with the foot
VERBmotionpedal, bicycle, cycle, bike, wheelride a bicycle
creationpedaloperate the pedals on a keyboard instrument
ADJECTIVEpertpedalof or relating to the feet
pedal > pronunciation
Soundspeh'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pedal: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the feet.
Example"the word for a pedal extremity is 'foot'"
Spanishpedial, podal
Catalanpedial
Nounsvertebrate footthe extremity of the limb in vertebrates
English > pedal: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA sustained bass note.
Synonympedal point
Broadernote, musical note, toneA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Spanishpedal
Catalanpedal
Verbspedaloperate the pedals on a keyboard instrument
English > pedal: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA lever that is operated with the foot.
Synonymstreadle, foot pedal, foot lever
Part ofbicycle, bike, wheel, cycleA wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
motor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
organ, pipe organwind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
Narroweraccelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunA pedal that controls the throttle valve
brake pedalfoot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder
clutch, clutch pedalA pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism
soft pedalA pedal on a piano that moves the action closer to the strings and so soften the sound
sustaining pedal, loud pedalA pedal on a piano that lifts the dampers from the strings and so allows them to continue vibrating
BroaderleverA rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
Spanishpedal
Catalanpedal
Verbspedalride a bicycle
English > pedal: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningride a bicycle.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsbicycle, cycle, bike, wheel
Narrowerbackpedalpedal backwards on a bicycle
unicycleride a unicycle
BroaderrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Spanishandar en bicicleta, andar sobre ruedas, pedalear, rodar
Catalananar amb bicicleta, pedalar, pedalejar
Nounspedala lever that is operated with the foot
pedaler, pedallera person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
English > pedal: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningoperate the pedals on a keyboard instrument.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorymusicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
Entailsplay, spielreplay (as a melody)
Broaderoperate, controlHandle and cause to function
Nounspedala sustained bass note

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