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pedal

US [ˈped(ə)l]
UK ['ped(ə)l]
  • n.踏板;脚踏键
  • v.踩踏板;骑自行车
  • adj.【动】足的;踏板的;【数】垂足(线)的
  • Web脚蹬;脚踏板;踏脚
Plural Form:pedals  Present Participle:pedaling  Present Participle:pedalling  Past Tense:pedaled  Past Tense:pedalled  
pedal
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n.
1.
(自行车、汽车等的)脚蹬子,踏板a flat bar on a machine such as a bicycle, car, etc. that you push down with your foot in order to make parts of the machine move or work
I couldn't reach the pedals on her bike.
我骑她的车够不到脚蹬子。
She pressed her foot down sharply on the brake pedal.
她猛踩刹车踏板。
2.
(钢琴、风琴等的)踏板,踏瓣,脚踏键a bar on a musical instrument such as a piano or an organ that you push with your foot in order to control the sound
v.
— see also
back-pedal
,
soft-pedal
1.
[i][t]
骑自行车to ride a bicycle somewhere
I saw her pedalling along the towpath.
我看见她在纤道上骑自行车。
He jumped on his bike and pedalled off.
他跳上自行车就骑走了。
She pedalled her bicycle up the track.
她骑车上了小路。
2.
[i][t]
踩踏板to turn or press the pedals on a bicycle or other machine
You'll have to pedal hard up this hill.
走上坡时你必须用力蹬车。
She had been pedalling her exercise bike all morning.
她整个上午都在蹬健身车。

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