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pedal

1
a. any foot-operated lever or other device, esp one of the two levers that drive the chain wheel of a bicycle, the foot brake, clutch control, or accelerator of a car, one of the levers on an organ controlling deep bass notes, or one of the levers on a piano used to create a muted effect or sustain tone
b. (as modifier): a pedal cycle

pedal

2
of or relating to the foot or feet

pedal

[′ped·əl]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to the foot.
(design engineering)
A lever operated by foot.
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April Swinehart, Ohio Years before push-button sewing machines, when I could no longer operate the foot pedal, my husband attached it to the leg of the sewing machine case so that I could operate it with my knee.
This large 30 litre capacity bin has a foot pedal mechanism and removable inner bucket for emptying.
When filling, the operator places a pre-sterilised container under the filling head and uses the foot pedal to fill to the required level.
Then, he attached the rod to a foot pedal, which rotated the rod and bowls.
A hydrostatic drive enables maneuvering forward and backward with a single foot pedal.
It also offers easy foot pedal operation, locking wheels and low noise.
Something that the LO doesn't mention and should are the Four lube points under the Foot pedal plate.
At present patients have to ask a nurse to move the position of the bed using a foot pedal.
FEATURES & FUNCTIONS: The cart is designed to make it easy for operators to reach into tall containers by lowering the pivot point and tipping the container by as much as 60[degrees] toward the operator, controlled by a foot pedal.
For hands-free operation, an optional foot pedal is available.
The surgeon activates bipolar energy using a foot pedal, and energy flows along the edge of each blade, coagulating tissue before it is cut.
Die closing can be interrupted any time by releasing the foot pedal giving the operator full cycle control.