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noun as in lever

verb as in bike

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verb as in play


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This gives the car a quicker response to the accelerator pedal, it turns up the volume on the Enterprise-at-warp effect, and it turns the instrument panel orange as a reminder of the serious business at hand.

We rented road bikes from Lahaina’s West Maui Cycles, a full-service and friendly shop, for an 18-mile pedal to lovely Napili Bay and back.

There’s also one-pedal driving, which automatically applies the brakes just by lifting your foot off the accelerator.

We have to continue to put our foot on the pedal, we have to continue to push the issue because we’re not that type of team where we can just get comfortable, flip on a switch and just compete.

The next day, pedal 32 miles south along Highway 101 to Carpinteria State Beach, the closest place to pitch a tent near the infamous Rincon Point.

I strain and push and pedal and wonder, “When will this end?”

I push down on the pedal with my right leg and instead of propelling myself forward, I topple over sideways.

And when the AHA is reintroduced in parliament, as it inevitably will be, he can soft-pedal.

He'd pedal a few yards, then the handle bars would get away from him.

And together, they can successfully pedal a bike down a rather busy city street.

That is one of the places that when the pianists come to, they get their foot hard on to the pedal and hold on to it—Herr Gott!

I had played that study to Tausig, and he found no fault with my use of the pedal; so I sat down thinking I could do it right.

The pedal keys were almost invariably straight and the pedal boards flat.

It frequently leads to a player upsetting his Pedal combination when he has no desire to do so.

Metal buttons or pistons located on the toe piece of the pedal-board were introduced by the ingenious Casavant of Canada.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pedal, such as: crowbar, tool, bar, binder, jack, and jimmy.

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