Definition of 'pedal'
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We used ours to hire bikes and pedal along the seafront. The Sun (2016)This young team will now be more aware that taking their foot off the pedal only for one moment can be fatal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was stunned, as my foot had not touched the brake pedal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you lose a goal, you lose the game - keep your foot on the pedal. The Sun (2016)The high heel folds inside the sole to make pedal control easier. The Sun (2007)And the clutch pedal is far too close to the centre console. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Trying to pedal away from a fashion enemy would be hard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When did braces move from being pedal to dental? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Or tying them to the back of his bike and pedalling really fast. The Sun (2012)There are also sporty drilled aluminium pedals. The Sun (2008)Businesses must not take their foot off the pedal during the final stretch. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Managers say that many employees have taken to pedalling home for lunch to increase their bonus payments. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On the second day in the studio he put the pedal through the bass drum. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Behind the scenes he is furiously pedalling away to keep his players buoyant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The keys and pedals moved exactly the same way he played them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You also get the obligatory racing aluminium pedals and the instrument panel is lit with white LEDs. The Sun (2009)Her entire being was directed at a few minutes of pedalling around an indoor track in China. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Facing the middle cone in an athletic stance, back pedal to the cone behind you. The Sun (2011)Well, that was the end of the pedal car. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But she must pack for a music festival and so pedals off, back to her life. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Visitors can trigger the sound until 7pm today by pedalling a static bike. The Sun (2014)When you press the brake pedal, the pads squeeze the disc and slow the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is because the clutch pedal is jammed right up against the centre console and there is consequently nowhere to put your left foot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You pedal such bicycles normally, but trying to pedal backwards applies a hub brake at the rear wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will get special kit to steer the plane, using his prosthetic leg to control the rudder pedals. The Sun (2008)The main drawback with using exercise bicycles is that pedalling in one place for 20 minutes or so can be boring! Coping with Angina (1990)It's much more satisfying to pedal around or along a natural feature rather than a random shape of your own making on the map. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are other nice touches on the inside, too, such as the blue instrument dials and aluminium pedals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'pedal'
British English: pedal /ˈpɛdl/ NOUN
The pedals on a bicycle are the two parts that you push with your feet in order to make the bicycle move.
- American English: pedal
- Arabic: دَوّاسَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pedal
- Chinese: 踏板
- Croatian: pedala
- Czech: pedál
- Danish: pedal
- Dutch: pedaal
- European Spanish: pedal
- Finnish: poljin
- French: pédale
- German: Pedal
- Greek: πετάλι
- Italian: pedale
- Japanese: ペダル
- Korean: 페달
- Norwegian: pedal
- Polish: pedał
- European Portuguese: pedal
- Romanian: pedală
- Russian: педаль
- Spanish: pedal
- Swedish: pedal
- Thai: ที่เหยียบของรถจักรยาน
- Turkish: pedal
- Ukrainian: педаль
- Vietnamese: bàn đạp
British English: pedal VERB
When you pedal a bicycle, you push the pedals around with your feet to make it move.
She climbed on her bike with a feeling of pride and pedalled the five miles home.
He sank onto the seat and began to pedal.
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