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treadle

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈtred.l̩/
a part of a machine that, when operated by the foot, gives the power to turn a wheel in the machine: My grandmother still uses her old treadle sewing machine.
Translations of “treadle”
in Chinese (Traditional) (帶動機器中輪子轉動的)踏板…
in Chinese (Simplified) (带动机器中轮子转动的)踏板…
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