1. A lever operated by one's foot that is used to control a machine or mechanism, such as a bicycle or piano
    There are three pedals on manual cars, two on automatics.
    A piano usually has two or three pedals.
    the pedal of a loom
  2. a foot or footlike part.


  1. To operate a pedal attached to a wheel in a continuous circular motion.
    to pedal one's loom
  2. To operate a bicycle.
    He was out of breath from pedalling up the steep hill.


  1. Of or relating to the foot.

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