a tone sustained by one part, usually the bass, while other parts progress without reference to it.
a passage containing it.
(music) a sustained bass note, over which the other parts move bringing about changing harmonies Often shortened to pedal
- Pedal power
noun bicycling as transportation
noun 1. an oblong, floor-mounted electrified guitar, usually having ten strings, fretted with a steel bar and producing a wailing sound that is modulated by use of a foot pedal. noun 1. a floor-mounted, multineck, lap steel guitar with each set of strings tuned to a different open chord and foot pedals to raise or […]
plural noun 1. slacks that extend to about the midpoint of the calf, worn by girls and women, originally used when cycling. plural noun 1. calf-length trousers or jeans worn by women
[ped-nt] /ˈpɛd nt/ noun 1. a person who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning. 2. a person who overemphasizes rules or minor details. 3. a person who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense. 4. Obsolete. a schoolmaster. /ˈpɛdənt/ noun 1. a person who relies too much on academic learning […]