What is Pedal ?

Pedal is (noun) 1. a lever worked by the foot If you want to stop the car put your foot down on the brake pedal. 2. a flat rest which you press down on with your foot to make a bicycle go forwards He stood up on the pedals to make the bike go up the hill. (verb) to make a bicycle go by pushing on the pedals He had to pedal hard to get up the hill. (NOTE: pedalling pedalled. The US spelling is pedaling pedaled.)


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level