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Ped vs Pedal - What's the difference?

ped | pedal |

As an acronym ped

is (rail transport) platform edge door.

As a noun pedal is

pedal.

ped

English

(wikipedia ped)

Etymology 1

Shortening.

Noun

(head)
  • (on traffic signs) A pedestrian.
  • A pedestal.
  • Etymology 2

    Middle English. See peddler.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A basket; a hammer; a pannier.
  • (Halliwell)

    Etymology 3

    (Ped)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A soil particle.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

    * ----

    pedal

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A lever operated by one's foot that is used to control a machine or mechanism, such as a bicycle or piano
  • There are three pedals on manual cars, two on automatics.
    A piano usually has two or three pedals .
    the pedal of a loom
  • (medicine) a foot or footlike part.
  • Derived terms

    * brake pedal * pedal pushers * soft pedal * sostenuto pedal * sustaining pedal

    Verb

  • To operate a pedal attached to a wheel in a continuous circular motion.
  • to pedal one's loom
  • To operate a bicycle.
  • He was out of breath from pedalling up the steep hill.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to the foot.
  • Coordinate terms

    * , relating to the hand

    Anagrams

    * * * English heteronyms ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Noun

    (nb-noun-m1)
  • a (l)
  • Derived terms

    * (l)

    References

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