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ped·al

pedal

 
pronunciation:
pe dl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a part pushed by the foot to run or control a machine.
Some cars have three pedals: one for the brake, one for the gas, one for the clutch.You operate the sewing machine with this pedal.
 
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pedals, pedaling, pedaled
definition: to operate or use a pedal or pedals.
She pedaled her bike up the hill.
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  foot, instrument
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