Translation of "pedal" - English-Traditional 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

踏板
the brake/accelerator pedal 煞車/油門踏板
This sewing machine is operated by a foot pedal. 這台縫紉機是用腳踏板來操作的。
He stood up on the pedals of his bike to get extra power as he cycled up the hill. 他騎車上山時站在踏板上踩車以增加力量。

More examples

  • Slowly depress the brake pedal.
  • My foot slipped off the pedal.
  • Put your foot fully on the pedal.
  • Press the pedal.
  • You use your right foot for both pedals.

pedaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈped.əl/ us /ˈped.əl/

operated by a pedal or pedals

踏板的,腳踏的
a pedal bike/boat/car 腳踏自行車/船/汽車
She emptied the ashtray into the pedal bin. 她把煙灰缸裡的東西倒入腳踏式垃圾桶裡。

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

騎(自行車)
He struggled to pedal his bicycle up the hill. 他吃力地騎著自行車上山。
We were pedalling like mad (= very fast) against the wind, but didn't seem to be getting anywhere. 我們逆著風拚命地騎著車,但似乎沒有騎多遠。
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(Translation of “pedal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)