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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

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

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

When I see a room full of people pedaling away on stationary bikes, I fall into an existential spiral. It's confirmation that all we do as humans is pedal, pedal, pedal, and go nowhere. We're just specks of dust in the universe, riding 1970s stationary bicycles.
Ali Liebegott

As an entrepreneur, I try to push the limits. Pedal to the metal.
Travis Kalanick

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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