What is pedal?


The word pedal comes from the Latin (pes, Pedis) and relates to the foot.

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Some articles on pedal:

... The word pedal comes from the Latin (pes, Pedis) and relates to the foot ... A pedal is a lever activated by one's foot ... The term "foot pedal" is redundant, and should be avoided ...
Soft Pedal
... The soft pedal (or una corda pedal) is one of the standard pedals on a piano, generally placed leftmost among the pedals ... On a grand piano this pedal shifts the whole action including the keyboard slightly to the right, so that hammers which normally strike all three of ...
Mini E - Specifications - Performance
... vehicle hesitate a little when the acceleration pedal is first pressed ... Once the driver's right foot leaves the acceleration pedal, the Mini E starts full regenerative braking ... vehicle slows down significantly as if the brake pedal were pressed and the brake lights will turn on ...
Starcaster By Fender - Amplifiers and Effect Pedals
... In late 2007 Fender introduced a low-priced amplifier and range of effect pedals under the Starcaster by Fender name ... These included a blue "Distortion/Eq" pedal, a green-yellow Chorus pedal, an orange Flanger pedal and the "Starcaster 15G" 15W amplifier ...
Mike Spreitzer - Equipment
... Mike use ESP guitars, Randall amplification, Blackstar and Maxon pedals ... v modules) Blackstar series one 200 Boss volume pedal Ernie ball volume pedal Maxon Od-808(he runs this pedal all the time) Dean markley strings (10-63) ...

More definitions of "pedal":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the feet.
    Example: "The word for a pedal extremity is 'foot'"
  • (verb): Operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument.