HyperDic: foot_lever

English > 1 sense of the expression foot lever:
NOUNartifactfoot lever, pedal, treadle, foot pedala lever that is operated with the foot
English > foot lever: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA lever that is operated with the foot.
Synonymspedal, treadle, foot pedal
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

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