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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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While it's not unusual for the odd pedal car to turn up at auction, rarely do you see a whole collection up for sale at one venue.
This also requires some time to get used to because of the habit of moving one's foot back and forth between the gas and brake pedals.
Conveniently sized 1590A powder coated enclosures that will fit on the smallest of pedal boards.
2 g, the e-Pedal eliminates the need for drivers to constantly move their foot from the accelerator to the brake pedal to slow down or stop.
The Wagging Foot of Uncertainty: Data Collection and Reduction Methods for Examining Foot Pedal Behavior in Naturalistic Driving," SAE Int.
In addition, the upstroke and the downstroke phases of the pedal revolution should be analysed separately.
CHAD VALLEY BALANCE TRAINING BIKE A BRIGHTLY-coloured training bike with no pedals, to help children build confidence and co-ordination before progressing to bigger bikes.
The pedal delivers a vibration to the driver's foot when the car is speeding and when the driver has crossed the line from light touch to 'lead' foot.
On the other hand, pedal should not be over used when only a small amount is needed (Mozart comes to mind here).
Amy Lawson thought when her daughter suggested they start a pedal tour business in Bellingham.
PLAY on Pedals has come a long way since it was launched to coincide with Bike Week last year.
The Big Pedal, which this year runs from March 2 to March 20, encourages pupils to lead healthier lives and reduce traffic around the school gates by challenging them to cycle or scoot their journey to school for 10 days.