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Definition of Pedal


  1. 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.
  2. Of or pertaining to a pedal; having pedals.
  3. 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.
  4. A pedal curve or surface.

Pedal Quotations

I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone.
Steven Wright

Education is a continual process, it's like a bicycle... If you don't pedal you don't go forward.
George Weah

Women don't take enough risks. Men are just 'foot on the gas pedal.' We're not going to close the achievement gap until we close the ambition gap.
Sheryl Sandberg

Miles Davis would have this lineup of all these amazing musicians and one day would just say, 'We're done.' After tons of great records and tickets sold, he said, 'Now I'm going to grow my hair out and play my horn through a wah-wah pedal.' Rather than play it safe, he went on.
Henry Rollins

Our economy is on the move and we are creating thousands of new jobs, but we need to keep our foot on the gas pedal.
Mitt Romney
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Pedal Translations

pedal in Danish is pedal
pedal in Dutch is peddelen, trappen
pedal in Finnish is poljin
pedal in German is Fusshebel, Pedal
pedal in Italian is pedale
pedal in Norwegian is pedal
pedal in Spanish is pedal
pedal in Swedish is pedal, trampa
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