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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 lever pushed by the foot to run or control a machine.
The first sewing machines were run by pedals.
 
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pedals, pedaling, pedaled
definition: to work the pedal or pedals of.
I will pedal my bike around the park.
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  foot, instrument
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