Translation of "pedal" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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pedalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈped.əl/ us /ˈped.əl/

B2 a small part of a machine or object that is pushed down with the foot to operate or move the machine or object

the brake/accelerator pedal 刹车/油门踏板
This sewing machine is operated by a foot pedal. 这台缝纫机是用脚踏板来操作的。
He stood up on the pedals of his bike to get extra power as he cycled up the hill. 他骑车上山时站在脚蹬子上蹬车以增加力量。

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pedaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈped.əl/ us /ˈped.əl/

operated by a pedal or pedals

a pedal bike/boat/car 脚踏自行车/船/汽车
She emptied the ashtray into the pedal bin. 她把烟灰缸里的东西倒入脚踏式垃圾桶里。

pedalverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈped.əl/ us /ˈped.əl/ -ll- or US usually -l-

to push the pedals of a bicycle with your feet

He struggled to pedal his bicycle up the hill. 他吃力地骑着自行车上山。
We were pedalling like mad (= very fast) against the wind, but didn't seem to be getting anywhere. 我们逆着风拼命地骑着车,但似乎没有骑多远。
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(Translation of “pedal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)